Arco 2017 Lead Semi Finals
Semi finals in Arco were tense affair with two stiff routes created by the ace routesetting team to really challenge the athletes.
The difficulty of the routes gave many athletes pause for concern, with top stars like Mina Markovic, Romain Desgranges and Stefano Ghisolfi all missing the cut.
Many eyes were on returning star Adam Ondra, who was for the first time in an outdoor comp pitted against fellow outdoor legend Alexander Megos. Both safely progressed to finals, with Alex giving an absolute masterclass through the bomb-bay roof, easily taking the lead into finals.
On the women’s side it was the World Cup debut for US star Ashima Shiraishi who acquitted herself well, making finals on her debut.
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