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Sherpa sets new record for Mt Everest ascent

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

has set a new world record by climbing for the 22nd time.

The 48-year-old successfully reached the summit on Wednesday morning, breaking the previous record of 21 climbs jointly held by fellow Nepalis Appa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa.

Kami climbed for the 21st time last year. He has climbed most of the peaks above 8,000 metres which include K2, Cho-oyu, Lhoste and Annapurna.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 13:54 IST
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