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Chan 13th, Luty 14th on final day of Parkour World Championships
posted on 10/16/2022

TOKYO (October 16, 2022) - Reagan (Anderson) Chan (Lehi, Utah/YGT Freerunning) landed 13th in women's freestyle, while Jarrod Luty (Houston, Texas/Inttrepid Parkour) bagged his second top-15 finish of the competition Sunday as the first FIG Parkour World Championships came to a close in Tokyo, Japan. Luty, who was 13th in the men's freestyle division Saturday, placed 14th in men's speed to cap a successful first outing with Team USA.

He and teammate Matt Hadley (Colorado Springs, Colo.) posted times of 29.95 and 34.15 seconds, respectfully, on their first qualification runs, with each opting to forego their original times to try their luck at a second run. Luty trimmed more than a second off of his first showing, garnering an official time of 28.73 and slotting in 13th out of a field of nearly 50 competitors. Hadley finished 48th after his second run was disqualified.

Ukraine's Bohdan Kolmakov captured the men's speed title with a time of 25.25 seconds. Italy's Andrea Consolini was second at 25.84, while the Netherlands' Tangui Van Schingen completed the course in 26.37 seconds to pocket the bronze medal.

In the women's freestyle competition, Chan notched a 14.5 to earn her third top-15 freestyle finish on the international stage in 2022. Mexico's Ella Bucio claimed top honors with a 27.0. Japan's Hanaho Yamamoto (25.0) and the Czech Republic's Adela Merkova (24.5) rounded out the top three.