"This awful news has had a huge impact on her training partners, her coaches and her club, Chambéry Escalade", the FFME statement read in part.
Douady was the reigning world junior champion and one of the brightest young prospects in climbing, which will make its debut at the postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo next year. FFME added that "the whole federation is in mourning", including Douady's "training comrades and coaches".
Bouldering is a form of rock climbing that does not use a rope or harness, and is performed on smaller rocks or artificial walls.
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Building residents then reached out of their windows and tore part of the banner down, one raising his fist in victory. Families and others trying to leave the protest struggled to get out because police had blocked off most exit routes.
"Luce Douady left us yesterday", reads the statement.
The 2024 Paris Olympics committee tweeted a picture of Douady, writing: 'Luce Douady was a promising talent of French climbing, a true champion who had so many summits to climb.
Douady was among the best climbers in the completion and was on her way to competing in the Olympics for France.
Douady's climbing club called her a "young woman full of energy, passions and talents".
She made her first foray into senior competition previous year, placing fifth at the Bouldering World Cup in Vail, Colorado. A attractive person! She left the way she lived in crunch life!