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Tightrope walkers break Guinness World Record high above Moscow

Russian Federation, Moscow
September 08, 2019 at 17:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tightrope walkers broke the Guinness World Record in Moscow on Sunday, for the highest urban highline walk. The feat took place on a tightrope set between the OKO and Neva Towers in the Russian capital.

The seven athletes, from Russia, Germany, France and Canada covered a distance of 245 metres (800 feet) at a height of 350 metres (1,140 feet). They were awarded the certificate for breaking the record on Sunday.

The event was held as part of Moscow City Day celebrations.

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Tightrope walkers broke the Guinness World Record in Moscow on Sunday, for the highest urban highline walk. The feat took place on a tightrope set between the OKO and Neva Towers in the Russian capital.

The seven athletes, from Russia, Germany, France and Canada covered a distance of 245 metres (800 feet) at a height of 350 metres (1,140 feet). They were awarded the certificate for breaking the record on Sunday.

The event was held as part of Moscow City Day celebrations.

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W/S Russian tightrope walker Aleksandr Gribanov *NO SOUND AT SOURCE*

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SOT, Richard Stunning, Guinness World Records adjudicator: "Yeah, I hoped to see one, here we have seven amazing athletes in front of us, and I can confirm that each and every one of them is a new Guinness world record holder today, they are seven Guinness world record holders here in front of me, so congratulations.”

W/S Tightrope walkers taking Guinness World Record certificate

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C/U Guinness World Record certificate

M/S Stunning shaking hands with tightrope walkers

M/S Tightrope walkers taking pictures with Stunning

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