7-year-old unfurls tricolour on Kilimanjaro peak
Pothuraju was accompanied by his mother Lavanya, coach Thammineni Bharath, a fellow mountaineer Shangabandi Srujana, and another woman
Samanyu Pothuraju. Pic/PTI
Samanyu Pothuraju, 7, from Hyderabad scaled the highest peak in Africa, Uhuru peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Samanyu Pothuraju, along with his coach, unfurled the Tricolour at a height of 5,895 meters above the sea level on April 2.
He said, "I like snow a lot and that is the reason I went to Mt. Kilimanjaro...I will go to an Australian peak at the end of next month and want to make a record." Pothuraju was accompanied by his mother Lavanya, coach Thammineni Bharath, a fellow mountaineer Shangabandi Srujana, and another woman, all hailing from Hyderabad. A local doctor from Tanzania also accompanied them.
No. of days it took for the team to reach the peak
This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever
DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.
Unusual and Shocking Christmas Traditions Around the World