Mina Markovic

Mina Markovic

Maribor, 1987

She started competing in 2001, when he took part in the World Youth Championships in Imst, finishing fifth in the Lead and twenty-second in Speed. In the same year he took part in the Lead European Youth Cup, which she won in 2005. In 2004 she started competing in the adult category at the Lead Climbing World Cup, where in 2006 she won a silver and a bronze medal.

In September 2009, at the Rock Master of Arco, she came second behind Angela Eiter. In 2009, 2011 and 2014, she participated in the World Championships in three disciplines: Lead, Boulder and Speed. From 2009 to 2014, she participated in most of the stages of the Lead and Bouldering World Cup, where she obtained the combined title in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

In 2011 and 2012,she conquered the Lead Climbing World Cup, while in 2015 she won both the Lead World Cup and the gold medal at the European Lead Climbing Championships. Between 2016 and 2018 she participated in several stages of the World Championship, always placing herself in the first 10 places. She was the champion of 2018 Milan Climbing Expo Lead competition.

In outdoor she sent one 9A, one 8C +, three 8C and 8B+ on sight.

She says: “I love competitions. It’s exciting to train and see your progress, compete with yourself and try to beat your personal best. When I started competing internationally I was not very good, but every year I finished one or two places higher, and this motivated me. I love what I do and as long as I enjoy it. I will see you around @MCE19 in January!