Thomas Dold at top of China World Tower
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China World Tower: Runners race to top of skyscraper

Athletes raced to the top of Beijing's tallest building on Saturday, for China's first-ever vertical run.

Competitors climbed the 1,082ft (330m) China World Tower, conquering 82 floors and a total of 2,041 steps.

Thomas Dold from Germany won the men's race, while Australia's Suzy Walsham, who said it was tougher than she expected. led the women's division.

  • 03 Aug 2013
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