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Dream comes true on the “roof of the world”

By Doreen Wang (China Tibet Online)

10:05, May 30, 2013

Photo taken on May 19, 2013 shows the world's highest peak, the Mt. Qomolangma.[Photo/Xinhua]

Rising 8,848m above sea level, Mt. Qomolangma or Mount Everest, the world's highest summit, is the main peak of the Himalayas. Fighting hard to formidable natural conditions, transcending oneself and reaching the summit of Mount Qomolangma is the common dream of mountain climbing enthusiasts worldwide.

New Zealand athlete Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953.

On May 25, 1960, Chinese mountaineering team players Wang Fuzhou, Qu Yinhua and Kampot reached the summit from the north slope of Mount Qomolangma for the first time in human history.

Over the past 60 years, thousands of mountaineering enthusiasts have reached the summit of Mount Qomolangma and realized their dreams.

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