Lead competition brought the Championships to a close ©IFSC

Japan's Mei Kotake and Ukraine's Fedir Samoilov claimed gold medals on the final day of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Sport Climbing Championship in Bratislava today.

The Championships concluded at the Eurovea shopping centre’s K2 climbing wall with lead competition taking place.

Kotake emerged as the winner of the women’s competition, ending with plus 45 to top the standings.

France’s Maëlys Agrapart finished as the runner-up with plus 44.

Her team-mate Salome Romain ended on 44 to complete the podium places.

Samoilov clinched gold in the men’s event, having topped the wall in both qualification and then the final.

The Ukrainian was followed by France’s Thomas Joannes, who was forced to settle for the silver medal.

Germany’s Ruben Firnenburg secured the bronze.

Bouldering and speed competitions took place yesterday.

More than 150 competitors took place across the four days in Slovakia.

The next edition of the FISU event will take place at Grenoble in France in 2020.