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Photo Journal: Scaling to new heights

Women enjoy bouldering, a kind of rock climbing that will be added as an official event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, at "Gravity bouldering gym Takadanobaba" in Toshima Ward, Tokyo. In the sport, climbers scale a wall while holding on to objects and compete in how many designated courses they can complete. The number of registered members at the Takadanobaba gym, which had stood at about 100, has jumped to around 300 since it was officially announced in August that the sport will be added as an Olympic event. (Mainichi)

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