Alipour tops IFSC World Ranking in 2018

MNA – Iranian speed climber Reza Alipour seats top at the latest 2018 World Ranking (WR) published by International Federation of Sport Climbing.

Collecting 324.68 points, Alipour, also nicknamed ‘Asiatic cheetah’ and ‘Vertical World’s Fastest Man’, tops the World Ranking in the year 2018.

Bassa Mawem of France and Dmitrii Timofeev of Russia stand next with 318.59 and 316.01 points respectively.

The WR is calculated since 1999 as the sum of all results of the last 12 month. More information about how this is measured can be obtained from here.

Alipour is the world record holder of speed climbing with 5.28 seconds. He gained three bronze medals in 2018 IFSC World Cup series in Italy’s Arco, China’s Xiamen, and China’s Wujiang, as well as a gold medal in 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia’s Jakarta.