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Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta one step away from breaking Guinness World records

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Indian mountaineer achieved yet another success in his tryst to create a world record and register his name in the Book of World Records.

is just one step behind becoming the youngest person in the world to scale both the seven summits and the volcanic seven summits.

On December 5, 2:30 PM time, climbed the highest volcano of - in and unfurled Flag while singing anthem at the top. It indeed is a proud moment for all the Indians.

The mountaineer is just one mountain away to make the world record. He is aiming to climb on January 18 and earn the distinction of Seven Summits and Seven Volcanic Summits and become the youngest man to do so.

Currently, the record is held by Australian mountaineer who achieved this feat at the age of 36 years 157 days. Satyarup will be 35 years and 9 months this January when he starts ascending the last volcano on the list - - the highest volcano of

Bull (Australia, b. 21 November 1980) created history by reaching the highest volcano in the world, Ojos del Salado, situated in Argentina-border, on 27 April 2017.

Earlier last month, Satyarup returned from after the highest volcano of - - and the highest - - to become the first Indian to summit each of them.

is an expensive adventure sport and Satyarup has been receiving financial support from various corporate groups from time to time. Manipal Group, Tata Trust, Wow momo, Favre-Leuba, Meraqee, Kunj Alloys, Wakefit, CFRCE, and some more companies have already extended their help to make Satya's dream come true.

From an asthmatic kid to world-famous mountaineer Satyarup's journey, so far, has been extremely inspiring. Such is his passion for that Satyarup didn't think twice to leave his regular job before making his first attempt to scale the Mt. in 2015. He has already summited the highest mountain peak in the world after he was turned back from by the devastating earthquake in 2015.

"I am in the final lap of my journey and it feels so great. My dream of becoming the youngest person to scale the Seven Summits and Seven Volcanic Summits is just one step away. It's never an easy task, but I am determined to successfully scale these two summits and bring laurels to my motherland. The good wishes of my fellow countrymen keep motivating me. With these ascends, my aim is to promote adventure sports amongst young Indians," said Satya from

With support from the government and private companies, Satya aims to take Indian to new heights and promote it as a sport in

He has not only climbed Mt. Everest, but also skied the last degree to the South Pole, covering a distance of 111 km in over 6 days, carrying a 50 kg sledge.

7 summits scaled by Satyarup, (Africa), (Europe), (South America), (North America), (Western Europe), (Australia), Mt. (Asia), (Oceania), Mt. (Antarctica), (Oceania).

The six volcanic summits on which Satyarup has hoisted the Indian Flag are as follows: (Africa), (Europe), (South America), (Asia), Mt. Giluwe

(Oceania) and (North America) and the last one is (Antarctica) which is - planned for January 18, 2019 - the only one left to be scaled.

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First Published: Mon, December 10 2018. 16:05 IST
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