‘Aim high’: Hong Kong woman breaks record for fastest ascent of Everest
31 May 2021 | 5:18 pm
Hong Kong mountaineer Tsang Yin-hung, who has recorded the world's fastest ascent of Everest by a woman, said on Sunday that she believes in aiming high, after scaling the peak in a record time of 25 hours and 50 minutes.
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