Photos From The Climb: Days 4 & 5
Martina Navratilova had to leave the climb at the end of Day 4, but the quest continues...
Published December 10, 2010 12:00
Martina Navratilova and the climbers reach the 4500m mark of their charity climb up Kilimanjaro.
Martina Navratilova took a quick breather around the 4500m mark as exhaustion set in for everyone.
Martina Navratilova contemplated the climb up the world's highest freestanding mountain, Kilimanjaro.
German Paralympian Michael Teuber plugged away as the going got tougher and tougher in the climb.
British badminton star Gail Emms took some time out as the climbers reached the campsite on Day 4.
Gail Emms looked on as Day 5 of the climb began. Martina Navratilova was forced to leave the climb.
Michael Teuber continued the climb after Martina Navratilova was rushed to hospital from the climb.
Martina Navratilova's departure from the climb was due to pulmonary oedema due to the high altitude.
Porters set up camp at 4700m after Day 5 of the Laureus Sport For Good Foundation charity climb.
Despite Martina Navratilova's departure, the Kilimanjaro charity climb will continue on the weekend.