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Title: Grand Opening of 2018 Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon,Thousands of people climbed to China's tallest building
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Blog Entry: Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon, the highest vertical marathon event in the world in 2018, kicked off in the morning of November 25. Juan Antonio Samaranch, vice President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), led to run, with nearly 1,000 runners going to the topping point of Shanghai. In the end, the runner Christian Helmut Riedl from German climbed to the top in 17 minutes and 25 seconds, won the men's championship. The champion of the women's group was won by Suzanne Elizabeth Walsham from Australia with a record of 20 Minutes and 34 seconds.To get more shanghai tower  news, you can visit shine news official website. 2018 Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon, was guided by Shanghai Sports Bureau, hosted by the Shanghai Tower, supported by Shanghai Lujiazui Financial City Development Bureau and many well-known brands, like Li Ning, Go ahead, Linddt, Dolomia, etc., had become the partners. Juan Antonio Samaranch, the current vice President of the International Olympic Committee, had been invited as an image ambassador for this year's competition, following the authorization of the Towerrunning World Association (TWA) last year; this event was supported by the IOC and certified by the Shanghai Sports Bureau as a 2018 major international and domestic sporting event in Shanghai, which undoubtedly made this year's event more attractive. The vertical marathon is known as the "King of Urban Sports". It is a new international popular fitness sport, which is based on the landmark building or buildings. In recent years, international vertical marathons has been held in many places across China, and their challenge and interest has been welcomed by runners. The track of this competition was located in the 127-storey 632-meter Shanghai Tower, the landmark tallest building in China. The end of the race track was located on the 119th floor, with a total of 3,398 steps. It was the world's highest international vertical marathon and the highest level of professional competition. As a TWA authorized certification event, Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon is rated as the highest level of the event - TWA200, which means the winner can get 200 points of TWA international points. Therefore, many top international vertical marathon racers from Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Mexico and so on had signed up for the competition; it also gave the country's elite runners a great chance to reach the top of the world at the same time. Finally, the runner Christian Helmut Riedl from German climbed to the top in 17 minutes and 25 seconds, winning the men's championship. The women's team championship was won by Suzanne Elizabeth Walsham from Australia with record within 20 minutes 34 seconds. Domestic runners were also outstanding, Shi Fanrong and Jian Muhua ranked first among men and women in Chinese runners. It was worth mentioning that the image ambassador of this competition - the current Vice President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Juan Antonio Samaranch, led the race and successfully and completed the race. The contestants experienced the test of 3398 steps, reached the 119th floor of Shanghai Tower by their feet, and overlooked the most beautiful scenery of Shanghai at 552 meters; they suddenly forgot the fatigue,and recorded their success in the top of Shanghai one after another.