The 29-year-old reached the 8,848-metre peak on May 12 last year before returning to base camp for a well-earned rest and then repeating the stunning feat a mere week later.
“I am very happy for this recognition. I was determined that the record should be held by a Nepalese woman and I’m proud to be one,” said Sherpa.
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