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Janja Garnbret takes Olympic gold in sport climbing


Tokyo - Janja Garnbret won gold in the women's combined sport climbing at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday in what is the third gold medal for Slovenia at the Games.

In speed, Janja Garnbret finished fifth, setting the Slovenian record in this category by clocking 7.81 seconds.

In bouldering, she ranked the highest, being the only one to have made it to the top twice in what was a challenge of climbing three different boulders.

In lead, where the 22-year-old is known to be the best, holding two World Champion titles, she again dominated as she made it almost to the top, having gripped 37+ holds.


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