Arunima Sinha became the First Indian Amputee to Scale Mount Everest

Arunima Sinha became the First Indian Amputee to Scale Mount Everest.

Arunima Sinha, became the first Indian amputee to conquer Mount Everest on 21 may 2013. The 25-year-old Arunima Sinha is former national level volleyball player and had lost one of her legs after being thrown off a moving train of Padmawati Express for resisting a chain-snatching attempt by some criminals, when she was travelling from Lucknow to Delhi on 12 April 2011.

She scaled the 8848 metre-high summit of the world’s highest peak at 10.55 a.m. as IST on 21 May 2013.

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