Back to News Colin Duffy Takes Home the Silver Medal for Combined Finals and Qualifies for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris! USA National Team Member, Colin Duffy was able to claim the second place podium position during today’s Combined Finals event at the 2023 IFSC Climbing World Championships in Bern, SUI! Along with his silver medal, Colin has also earned a qualifying spot for the 2024 Olympic games in Paris. This will be the second Olympic games that Colin has qualified for, the first being climbing’s Olympic debut in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Colin’s achievement makes him the first US athlete to qualify for the combined Boulder & Lead climbing event in the 2024 Olympics! About Colin Colin, a member of the USA Combined National Climbing Team, started climbing at age 3 before joining Team ABC in Boulder, Colorado at age 8, where he trained under former World Championship winner, Robyn Erbesfield-Raboutou. At age 16, he became the youngest climber to qualify to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, and the second American male climber to do so, after winning the 2020 IFSC Pan American Championships in March 2020. Follow Colin on Instagram Watch Colin claim Sliver at the World Championship Combined Finals here on the IFSC YouTube Channel!