Italy wrapped up victory in four events today as competition concluded at the Paraclimbing Master event in Imst in Austria.
The country was crowned victorious in four events, more than any other nation, following the completion of the final three routes at Kletterzentrum Imst.
Among their winners was Alessandra Mammi in the women’s visual impairment B3, posting an unrivalled score of 130 points.
Compatriot Martina Pellandra finished second with 108 points, while home favourite Gabriele Frohlich came third with 72.
There was also success for Italy in the men’s visual impairment B2 event with Simone Salvagnin coming out on top with 194 points.
Romania’s Ravzan Nedu ranked second on 186 points with Italy's Giulio Cevenini and Spain's Raul Simon Franco tied for third place on 182.
Italy’s two other triumphs were in the men’s AL1 seating event and women’s RP3 competition through Lorenzo Major and Tiziana Paolini respectively.
Major beat compatriot Antonio Trevisani to first place, scoring 122 points to his opponent's 74, while Paolini was the sole competitor in her category and posted 120.
Germany had success in three events today with hosts Austria one of four nations picking up two wins along with Israel, Slovenia and Spain.
Belgium, Hungary and Romania each tasted victory on one occasion.
The International Federation of Sport Climbing officially started hosting Paraclimbing competitions in 2006.
Prior to that, in 2003, the French Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing invited athletes with a disability to climb speed routes at the World Championships in Chamonix.