IIt seemed a normal day for Zhu Sheming, a shepherd with his flock in the mountains of China’s Gansu Province. Then rain and hail started falling. Zhu Keming takes refuge in a cave where he keeps food and clothes.
In an interview with Chinese state media, he said, “I remember that the rain was getting so strong that I couldn’t see clearly.” He was also frozen while wearing a coat. That was the day 172 participants in 100 km Hungarian Shilin mountain marathon walked.
Zhu Keming heard the scream of one participant, As reported by china daily newspaper. The runner was wet and had cramps in his legs. He, Zhu, took her to the cave and massaged her feet, the shepherd said in the interview. Zhu set fire to alert runners to his cave. “I told them that they could warm up in the cave. But at first they declined my invitation.” He told them that one of the runners was already in the cave. Then another contestant entered, another one a little later. Returned
After a while, the five runners must have warmed themselves around the fire. Zhu left the cave. He finds another runner in the scorching rain. “I wanted to take him to the cave, but I couldn’t,” he said. The other runners then came out of the cave to help him. Zhu allegedly saved three women and three men. “There were still people I couldn’t save,” he said. “There were two men who were no longer alive. I couldn’t do anything for him. I’m sorry. ” 21 runners killed in 100 km race on SaturdayWhen they were surprised by the storm with icy rain and hail.
Runner Zhang Xiaotao on the Chinese social media service Weibo wrote, “I can’t say how grateful I am to the man who saved me.” “Without him, I would have been out there.” Zhu is quoted as saying that he was “a perfectly normal person who did a completely normal job.”
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