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Olympic torch relay ended

May 12 2008
03:08

May 10 in the morning at base camp at an altitude of 5200 m above sea level, a ceremony dedicated to the successful completion of the Olympic torch relay for the Beijing Games-2008 at the top of Chomolungma, the agency Xinhua.

At the ceremony, the Head of Administration of Tibet Autonomous Region Dzyanpa Puntsog, lighting supplied from the top of Chomolungma fire in the holy hearth, said that on May 8 Chinese climbers for the first time brought the Olympic flame to the highest peak of the planet, "is an important contribution to the Chinese people in the Olympics and implementation of a solemn promise to the Chinese people. "

The ceremony was attended by leaders of the Tibet Autonomous Region Administration, General Administration for Physical Education and Sport of China, the climbers participating deliver the Olympic torch to the top of Chomolungma and about 200 employees, which provided an unusual success of the relay.

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