Satyarup named in Guinness World Record

Satyarup names himself in Guinness World Record

Question: Styarup Siddhanta registered his name in the Guinness Book of World Records. He is associated with which of the following sport?
(a) Cycling
(b) Paragliding
(c) Mountaineering
(d) Chess
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • Satyarup Siddhanta, a 35 years old IT professional from Kolkata named himself in Guinness Book of World Records for becoming the youngest climber in the world to have scaled seven peaks and seven volcanic summits.
  • He achieved this feat by scaling to Mount Sidley in Antarctica on January 16, 2019. It is said to be the most remote volcanic summit in the world. He started this mission on January 10.
  • With this, he broke the record of Australian climber Daniel Bull who has achieved this feat at the age of 36 years and 157 days.
  • Satyarup has previously climbed Mt. Giluwe and Mt. Wilhelm, the highest volcano of Ocenia and the highest mountain of Papua New Guinea. He is also the first Indian to do so. He has also climbed Mt. Everest.

Himanshu Shukla


Links:
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/kolkata-man-worlds-youngest-to-scale-seven-peaks-seven-volcanic-summits/articleshow/67561993.cms
https://www.aninews.in/news/business/business/mountaineer-satyarup-siddhanta-one-step-away-from-breaking-guinness-world-records201812101537520002/

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