First Mizo to conquer Mount Everest felicitated
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 18:49
Aizawl: Captain (Dr) Samuel Larintluanga, an officer of the Army Medical Corps, the first Mizo to conquer the Everest summit was today felicitated by Mizoram Sports and Youth Services Minister Zodintluanga by handing over cash award of Rs one lakh and a certificate of appreciation.

The 29-year-old captain, the first Indian doctor to complete the training in Alpine Climbing Course, joined the army in October 2006 as a medical officer and he, with other armymen conquered the Everest on May 21 last year while he was posted at the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.

The team of Lalrintluanga made a record of the Indian Expedition team to take the shortest time to reach the Everest summit.


First Published: Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 18:49

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