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LEE TAKES SEVETH AT IFSC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS COMBINED TO RETAIN OLYMPIC TICKET IN NOVEMBER

South Korean men’s sport climbing hopeful Lee Do-hyun (20-Blackyak) failed to secure a “direct ticket” to next year’s Paris Olympics after finishing seventh in the men’s combined (bouldering + lead) final at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Championships. Lee finished seventh in the men’s combine final at the IFSC World Championships 2023 in Bern, Switzerland, on Wednesday (Feb. 13) with a score of 127.1 points (70 boulder + 57.1 lead).The first through third place finishers in the combined events at the event will qualify for sport climbing at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games .Lee entered the combined event with high expectations, having just won his first World Championships medal with a third-place finish in the bouldering final on Friday .After a seventh-place finish in the semifinals with 129.7 points to advance to the eight-man final, Lee scored 57.1 points in the lead to finish fifth. However, she finished seventh in her main event, 스포츠토토링크 bouldering, with a score of 70 points, and was unable to make the podium to earn a ticket to the Olympics .Lee will try again for a ticket to Paris at the Olympic Games Asia Qualification in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Nov. 9-12. His teammate, Song Yun-chan (DORAE Wool Go), finished 19th overall after failing to qualify for the final with a score of 91.2 in the semifinals, while Chun Jong-won (The North Face Climbing Team) was eliminated in the qualifying round and finished 34th.

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