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Sport climbing Youth World Championships gold medallist Luce Douady dies from fall

Paris, Jun 16 (Xinhua) The 16-year-old sport climbing novice Luce Douady was killed by a fall in south-eastern France, reported French media.

The youth was attempting to explore an unclimbed area before suddenly slipping and falling from a cliff on Monday, according to a BBC report.

"Luce was a young, brilliant and talented athlete," the obituary from International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) read while the French climbing site Grimper called Luce the "future of climbing."

Luce won a Youth World Championships title at last year's competition in Arco.

She made a debut appearance and finished fifth in a senior event at the IFSC Boulder World Cup circuit, aged just 15. It is also reported that Luce was preparing to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
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