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May 24, 2021

Hong Kong’s Sang becomes fastest woman to climb Mt Everest

Kathmandu. Hong Kong’s Yin Ang Sang has created the world record for the shortest successful ascent of the highest peak, Mount Everest.

She reached the 8848.86 meter highest peak in 25 hours and 50 minutes.  Her ascent was managed by Dreamers Destination Treks and Expeditions Pvt.

According to Phurba Tenzing Sherpa, the operator of the company, Sang started her ascent from the base camp at 1:20 pm on Saturday and reached the summit of Everest at 3:10 pm on Sunday.

With this success, she has broken the record of Funjo Jangbu Lama of Nepal. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Lama had previously set the record for the fastest woman to climb Mt. Everest in 2018 in 39 hours and 6 minutes.

Ultra runner Sang is also Hong Kong’s first Everest climber and this is her third successful Everest ascent.

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