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The Webb Ellis Cup was carried to the summit of Mount Fuji on Tuesday as its tour around Japan ahead of the Sept. 20 Rugby World Cup opener continues.

Members of the Yamanashi Gakuin University rugby club carried the trophy to the 3,776-meter peak, Japan’s highest point, before dawn and took photos as the sun peeked through a sea of clouds at around 5 a.m.

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