Among the females the Americans had three strong candidates, who could qualify: Claire Buhrfeind (USA), who already won gold at the Boulder championships, Margo Hayes (USA) and their team mate Victoria Perkins (USA). The most successful climber among the girls was Heloise Doumont (BEL).
Among the boys Yoshiyuki Ogata (JPN) came in first, closely followed by Sascha Lehmann (SUI). The American boys climbed just as strong as the girls and with Rudolf Ruana and Kai Lightner (both USA) two of them moved on to the next round.
Tonight at 8 pm the climbers of the category Youth B will do their best in the Lead finals.