Over two hundred youth athletes from North America, Central America and South America traveled to Montreal, Canada for the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) PanAmerican Youth Championship on October 30 - November 5, 2017. Medals were awarded to the top three athletes in each category and gender of each discipline – Bouldering, Lead, and Speed and to the top three athletes of the Combined Overall event, in each category and gender. A special award was also granted to the top three finalists of the Male and Female Youth A Olympic Combined event.
Team USA controlled the podium throughout the competition, finishing with fifty-six medals in total. Team USA swept the podium on eight separate occasions throughout the course of the week-long event and nearly swept the entire Speed discipline in each category and gender. Twelve US Team athletes graced the podium more than once.
See the table here for a comprehensive list of Team USA’s standings at the 2017 IFSC Pan American Youth Championship.
Read the official 2017 PanAmerican Championship Wrap-Up Report from USA Climbing.