Iran’s Alipour wins championship at Villars Climbing World Cup


Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian climber Reza Alipour won the championship title at the 2017 Villars Climbing World Cup, which was held in Switzerland.

The Iranian climber finished in first place at men’s Speed with a time of 5.63 seconds.

Russian Stanislav Kokorin won the silver medal, clocking 6.11 seconds. His countryman Vladislav Deulin came third.

Alipour scaled 15 meters in an unprecedented 5.48 seconds at Nanjing, China in late April.

International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) entitled him as an "Asian Cheetah".

Reza Alipour will take part in the 2017 France Climbing World Cup on July 12.

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