(ASRI 2024) Journey to promote Records in Asia - P18 - Junko Tabei (Japan): First Asian Woman to Conquer 7 summits

06-02-2024

(Worldkings.org) Junko Tabei, born as Ishibashi Junko on September 22, 1939, in Miharu, Fukushima, Japan, became the first woman to conquer Mount Everest and the first woman to ascend the Seven Summits, the highest peaks on each continent.

Viện Kỷ Lục Châu Á (ASRI) - Đề Cử - P.341] - Junko Tabei (Nhật Bản): Người phụ nữ đầu tiên trên thế giới chinh phục đỉnh núi Everest - HỘI KỶ

Conquering Everest

On May 16, 1975, Junko Tabei became the first woman to stand atop Mount Everest, the world's highest peak at 8,848 meters. In the four decades since her climb, many other women have followed in her footsteps. Over 400 women have reached the summit, including Malavath Poorna, the youngest at age 13 to reach the summit, and Lakpa Sherpa, who has reached the summit more times than any other woman.

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Not stopping at Everest, Junko Tabei also became the first woman to climb the Seven Summits, the highest mountains on each continent.

Junko Tabei was not only an exceptional mountaineer but also an author and teacher. She wrote seven books, organized environmental projects to clean up trash left by climbers on Everest, and led annual climbing trips up Mount Fuji for teenagers affected by the Great East Japan Disaster.

Junko Tabei: The First Woman to Climb Mount Everest Passes Away – The Olympians

Junko Tabei left a significant mark in mountaineering history and served as an inspiration for many generations of climbers to come. She opened the door for female climbers worldwide. She passed away on October 20, 2016, from peritoneal cancer, but her spirit and contributions live on.

According to Internet

 


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