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Tightrope walker breaks records

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A tightrope walker in China has broken two world records after a walk at an altitude of more than 1,500 metres above sea level.

According to a report by the state-run Xinhua news agency, Ahdili Wuxiuer created two Guinness records by performing the walk at the highest sea level a tightrope walker has ever done before, and doing it while passing his pupil on the wire.

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