Kami Rita Sherpa broke his own record of scaling the summit of Mt. Everest for 22 times. It was his 23rd time on 15th May. He already broke the records by Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa who had made the ascent for 21 times and are already retired from mountaineering.
Kami Rita, who is 49 years now made his first ascent of Everest when he was 24 Years old. He is now the only Mountaineer in the world to hold the record for most summits on Mt Everest.