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Andhra Pradesh: 9-yr-old girl scales Africa's highest peak Mt Kilimanjaro |Oneindia News

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Andhra Pradesh: 9-yr-old girl scales Africa's highest peak Mt Kilimanjaro |Oneindia News

Andhra Pradesh: 9-yr-old girl scales Africa's highest peak Mt Kilimanjaro |Oneindia News

A nine-year-old girl from rural Andhra Pradesh has conquered Mount Kilimanjaro.

Located in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is the African continent's highest peak.

Ritwika Sree of Anantapur became the world's second youngest and Asia's youngest girl to scale Mount Kilimanjaro.

She achieved the record accompanied by her father, who is also her guide.

Ritwika's father is a cricket coach and sports coordinator.

She was trained at the Rock Climbing School at Bhongir, Telangana and received level two training in Ladakh.

#MtKilimanjaro #RitwikaSree #AndhraPradesh


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