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Russia: Man runs up skyscraper at record-shattering speed01:01

Russia: Man runs up skyscraper at record-shattering speed

Russian Federation, Vysotskiy skyscraper
September 7, 2014 at 08:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

An athlete managed to run up to the top of the 54 floor Vysotskiy skyscraper in four minutes and 44 seconds on Saturday, meaning he managed a total of 4 steps a second to reach the top of the tallest building in Russia outside Moscow. The winner of the competition went home with 25,000 rubles ($677 / €520), while a total of 100,000 rubles ($2,700 / €2,090) was shared among the 200 participants.

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An athlete managed to run up to the top of the 54 floor Vysotskiy skyscraper in four minutes and 44 seconds on Saturday, meaning he managed a total of 4 steps a second to reach the top of the tallest building in Russia outside Moscow. The winner of the competition went home with 25,000 rubles ($677 / €520), while a total of 100,000 rubles ($2,700 / €2,090) was shared among the 200 participants.

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