[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.361) Arunima Sinha (India) : World's first female amputee to scale Mount Everest

20-10-2022

(WorldKings.org) Arunima has already done seven peaks till 2014: Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina, and Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) in Indonesia. She completed her final summit of Mount Vinson in Antarctica on 1 January 2019. On October 20th 2022, the World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Arunima Sinha as “World's first female amputee to scale Mount Everest”.

Based on the world record nomination from Asia Records Institute (ASRI) and Decision No. WK/USA.INDIA/915/2022/No.371, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Arunima Sinha as the world's first female amputee to scale Mount Everest on October 20th, 2022.

Arunima Sinha is an Indian mountain climber and sportswoman. She is a mountaineer the World's first female amputee to scale Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Mount Elbrus (Russia), Mount Kosciusko (Australia), Mount Aconcagua (South America), Carstensz Pyramid (Indonesia) and Mount Vinson.

 

 

She was pushed from a running train by some robbers in 2011 while she was resisting them. As a result, her left leg had to be amputated below the knee, she got rods in the right leg and multiple fractures in spinal cord.

Her aim was to climb each of the continents' highest peaks and hoist the national flag of India. Arunima has already done seven peaks till 2014: Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina, and Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) in Indonesia. She completed her final summit of Mount Vinson in Antarctica on 1 January 2019.

 

 

In 2011, she contacted Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest. And after that Arunima join basic mountaineering course from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering and TATA Steel Adventure (TSAF) in Uttarkashi (India) and she was encouraged or motivated by her elder brother Omprakash to climb Mount Everest.

 

 

After a hard toil of 17 hours, Sinha reached the summit of Mount Everest at 10:55 am on 21 May 2013, as part of the Tata Group-sponsored Eco Everest Expedition, becoming the first female amputee to scale Everest. After climbing the Mount Everest Arunima Sinha's next goal was to climb all the seven highest peaks in all seven continents.

According to en.wikipedia. 


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