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Rock-solid win sees teen Durban climber qualify for Tokyo Olympics

In record time, Erin Sterkenburg has scaled new heights in her quest for a world best

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A Durban matriculant will represent SA in sport climbing at the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo in July. 

With less than 200 days to prepare, 17-year-old Erin Sterkenburg is gearing up to face off against her role models, aiming to fly the South African flag high. Sport climbing is a form of rock climbing using an anchor.

Last month, the Westville Girls’ High School pupil took gold at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) African Champs in Cape Town, securing her spot for the coveted Olympics. ..

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