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India’s Anshu Jamsenpa breaks record, climbs Mt. Everest twice in week

Courtesy: TOI

Kathmandu: Mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa created a history of all times on Sunday after climbing the Mount Everest twice within a small period of five days.

Anshu Jamsenpa, 37, returned from the 8,848-metre (29,028-feet) peak on May 16, before turning around after a short rest to repeat the feat, reported Oneindia.com.

Anshu became the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest five times in a record time, and climbed the world’s highest mountain twice in just 118 hours and 15 minutes and marked a record for a double ascent in a single season.

Lhakpa Rangdu Sherpa, Everest Summitter Association (ESA) General Secretary made the official announcement from the Everest Base Camp on Sunday morning.