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Asian Games gold medalist Akiyo Noguchi finished second Friday in the women’s bouldering final at the IFSC Climbing World Championships.

The 29-year-old completed two of the four boulders to finish behind Janja Garnbret of Slovenia in the six-woman final at OlympiaWorld Innsbruck. Serbia’s Stasa Gejo took bronze.

“I really wanted to win, so I’m a little bit disappointed. I just need to keep improving,” said Noguchi.

Compatriot Miho Nonaka finished fifth.

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