Chinese goat herder saves 6 ultramarathon runners stranded on a mountain by extreme weather

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Chinese goat herder saves 6 ultramarathon runners stranded on a mountain by extreme weather” – below is their description.

    Local villagers helped prevent greater loss of life in Gansu, China after freezing temperatures and a sudden storm struck as athletes tackled a high altitude section of a 100km (62 mile) ultramarathon course on May 22, 2021. Six runners were saved by a local goat herder, as an entire village joined in the rescue operations.

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