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Olympic torch lit on Mt. Qomolangma

Updated:2008-05-08 09:34 | Source:

  MT. QOMOLANGMA BASE CAMP, Tibet, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing Olympic torch was ignited by Norbu Zhamdu at 9:12 am local time on Mt. Qomolangma on Thursday.

  A 30-meter relay on the world's highest peak has started with female climber Gyigyi as the first bearer and Wang Yongfeng as the second.

  Captain Nyima Cering was the third bearer. "One World, OneDream," he shouted.

Editor : Zhang Yun

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