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Oldest Person To Climb Mount Everest

Human Achievements

On May 22, 2003 Yuichiro Miura, a professional skier and a high school headmaster from Sapporo in Japan became the oldest man to reach the summit of Mount Everest at the age of 70. He was among 31 people who reached the summit on Thursday as part of the Miura Everest 2003 Expedition.

He achieved the goal just seven days before the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary

Source: CNN

Posted:  2003-05-26  12:30:15 PM

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