Thu, March 12, 2009
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Man crosses Eurasia on horseback

2009-03-12 06:02:46 GMT2009-03-12 14:02:46 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Li Jing (R) rides a horse accompanied by local riders in Changping, Beijing's north suburb, March 10, 2009. [CFP]

Li Jing (R) rides a horse accompanied by local riders in Changping, Beijing's north suburb, March 10, 2009. [CFP]

Li Jing prepares to get back on the road after replenishing his supplies in Changping, Beijing's north suburb, March 10, 2009. [CFP]

Li Jing holds the reins of his two horses after arriving in Changping, Beijing's north suburb, March 10, 2009. [CFP]

Li Jing displays the poem written on his coat: "The Red Army Fears No Hardship during the Expedition" by Chairman Mao to local horse riding enthusiasts in Changping, Beijing's north suburb, March 10, 2009. [CFP]

Li Jing rides a horse along the road in Changping, Beijing's north suburb, March 10, 2009.

Li, 46, finished his 9,000-kilometer journey Tuesday on horseback from Russia to China in one year, and will soon set off again for London with a 59-year-old British female rider to promote the 2012 Olympic Games.

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