Tomoa Narasaki earns second overall World Cup bouldering title

More Sports Jun 9, 2019

Tomoa Narasaki earns second overall World Cup bouldering title

Tomoa Narasaki finished runner-up at the final bouldering World Cup event of the season on Saturday to earn his second overall title in three years. Narasaki, the 2016 overall and world champion, placed second behind compatriot Yoshiyuki Ogata in the final in Vail, Colorado. Ogata ...

Japan sport climbers in hunt for men's, women's titles

More Sports Aug 25, 2018

Japan sport climbers in hunt for men's, women's titles

Tomoa Narasaki topped the qualifications of sport climbing combined at the Asian Games for the second straight day on Saturday, as all Japanese climbers qualified for the following day's final. Narasaki and Kokoro Fujii will gun for a medal in the men's event, while Akiyo ...

Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing

More Sports Aug 24, 2018

Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing

Tomoa Narasaki pulled off a nearly flawless showing Friday in bouldering qualification for sport climbing's men's combined event at the Asian Games. The 2016 overall world champion Narasaki topped the 23-man qualifier by completing four problems on seven attempts at Jakabaring Sport Center. In doing so, ...

More Sports Apr 23, 2018

Tomoa Narasaki wins bouldering gold at World Cup in Moscow

Tomoa Narasaki claimed his first title in two years Sunday as he won the second round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Moscow. Narasaki, the reigning men's combined World Cup champion, is aiming to represent Japan when sport climbing debuts at the 2020 Tokyo ...

Narasaki, Noguchi miss out on titles in World Cup bouldering finale

More Sports Aug 20, 2017

Narasaki, Noguchi miss out on titles in World Cup bouldering finale

Tomoa Narasaki and Taisei Ishimatsu finished second and third, respectively, behind German winner Jan Hojer on Saturday in the last bouldering competition of the World Cup sport climbing tour's season. Narasaki was unable to defend his men's overall title, finishing second in the season standings ...

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Narasaki makes history at world climbing championships

Tomoa Narasaki won the D4 men's bouldering classification final at the IFSC Climbing World Championships on Saturday, becoming the first Japanese to accomplish the feat in the newly introduced Olympic sport. On the fourth day of competition at the AccorHotels Arena, Narasaki, who is No. ...