Giant on the move
Day 14 – Mission accomplished
The Beijing Olympic torch is held aloft at the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in this image taken from television footage.
The climbing team, which included 22 Tibetans, eight Han Chinese and one man from the Tujia minority, had been on the mountain for more than a week preparing the route along the north-east ridge.
Take a look at Nick’s story about the moment so many Chinese have been waiting for.
But the trip is more than just another stopover on the Olympic torch’s journey around the world, read about the controversy and the deep symbolism surrounding the project.
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Pix: REUTERS/CCTV via Reuters TV.