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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Two Sherpa climbers set new summit records on Everest

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

(Corrects name in paragraph two to Kami Rita Sherpa, not Ang
Kami Sherpa)
By Gopal Sharma
KATHMANDU, May 16 (Reuters) - A Nepali mountaineer climbed
Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 22nd time while a female
climber made it to the top for the ninth time, each setting a
new record on the world's highest mountain, officials said.
Kami Rita Sherpa's 22nd ascent to the summit created a new
record for the most visits to the peak of Everest.
The 48-year-old rea ...

 

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