Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, set a new world record on Wednesday by ascending Mount Everest for the 22nd time.

Meanwhile, Lhakpa Sherpa, 45. reached the summit of Mount Everest for the ninth time, thereby breaking her own record for the most summits of the world’s tallest peak by a woman.

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