Spain's Alberto Ginés López wins first-ever Olympic gold in sport climbing
Spain's Alberto Ginés López on Thursday won the first-ever Olympic gold medal in combined sport climbing.
The big picture: American Nathaniel Coleman won the silver and Austria's Jakob Schubert took the bronze in the combined men's event.
- Sport climbing was one of several Olympic events introduced this year in an effort to attract younger audiences.
What's next: The women's final is set for Friday, beginning at 4:30 a.m. ET.