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Chinese icemen break record

2011-01-04 08:28:15 GMT2011-01-04 16:28:15 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Jin Songhao, one of the two Chinese icemen braving cold in a box full of ice cubes, prepares to start his challenge on Tianmen mountain in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, Jan 3, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

A doctor checks up Chen Kecai braving cold in a box full of ice cubes on Tianmen mountain in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, Jan 3, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chen Kecai and Jin Songhao, two Chinese icemen, braves cold in a box full of ice cubes on Tianmen mountain in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, Jan 3, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chen Kecai, one of the two Chinese icemen, braves cold in a box full of ice cubes on Tianmen mountain in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, Jan 3, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

Jin Songhao and Chen Kecai, both from Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, only in swimsuits, broke the record Monday set by "The Ice Man" Wim Hof from the Netherlands by submerging in ice cubes for 118 minutes and 120 minutes.

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