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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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