Arunima Sinha becomes first woman amputee to scale Mount Vinson, Internet overwhelmed

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 04, 2019, 10:22 PM(IST)

Arunima Sinha with PM Modi. (Image source: @sinha_arunima) Photograph:( Twitter )

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Several leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended wishes to her and congratulated Sinha for breaking the world record.

The internet was all praises for Indian mountaineer Arunima Sinha, who became the first woman amputee to climb Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica.

The national-level volleyball player posted a tweet on Wednesday announcing her big victory.
She tweeted, " The wait is over
we are glad to share with you
The World record
World's 1st woman amputee who climbed Mount Vinson (highest peak of Antarctica) has become to the name of our country India🇮🇳
Thank's to all for their blessings and pray
Jai Hind
@PMOIndia @narendramodi @Ra_THORe".

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Sinha also tagged PM Modi and Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore in her post.

Several leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended wishes to her and congratulated Sinha for breaking the world record.

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In 2013, Sinha had broken the world record by becoming the first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest.

Sinha has climbed five peaks including Mt Everest, Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Ebrus, Mt Kosciuszko and Mt Aconcagua.

She was pushed out of a running train in 2011 while attempting to resist a gang of dacoits. One of her legs had to be amputated following the incident.

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