Edyta Ropek second in Baywa Speedcup in Munich

2012-07-03

Five Ten Team athlete Edyta Ropek wins silver medal in European Promo Event in speed climbing. Competition was a part of the Munchner Sportfestival which took place last Sunday in Munich, Germany.

Starting position, photo A. Kaminski

Starting position, photo A. Kaminski


Edyta was in a great shape. During qualification round she ran 9,26 second, which is close to hers life record. She beat in duels Suiss Noemi Langenkamp (9,96 s. to 14,83 s.), Austrian athlete Stefanie Pichler (10,94 s. to 11,47 s.), French speed climber Anouck Jaubert (9,57 s. to 10,53 s.). Only in the final, Edyta made a small tactical mistake, and Ester Bruckner form France win the gold medal with 9,14 s. to Edyta’s 9,42 s. But it’s OK, those comps was a part of preparation to the World Cup’s, during which Edyta tested some new tactics, and methods of concentration.

Speed climbing, photo A. Kaminski

Speed climbing, photo A. Kaminski

Competitions in Munich was a beginning of the  summer speed events. On 12 of July in Chamonix, France will be held Speed World Cup. Edyta is now in France, training with The French team, preparing specially to this comps, and to the Parisian World Championships. 

Silver for Edyta in Munich, photo. A. Kaminski

Silver for Edyta in Munich, photo. A. Kaminski

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