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Racing Santas paint Belgrade red

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 00:39

Dec. 30 - Thousands of men and women dressed as Father Christmas take part in the annual Santa Claus race in the Serbian capital, Belgrade. Tara Cleary reports.

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Thousands of Santas race through the streets of Serbia's capital, Belgrade. The one kilometer or about a half mile run is in aid of charity and the winner, Sasa Stolic also triumphed two years ago and came in second in 2012. SOUNDBITE: Sasa Stolic, winner of the Santa Claus race, saying (Serbian): "As a sportsman I always give my best, whether wearing a costume or in shorts and a t-shirt. I'm very satisfied with my performance and with this race." As the race took place after Christmas, unfortunately these Santas did not come bearing gifts.

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Racing Santas paint Belgrade red

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 00:39