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Ho Chi Minh City resident becomes first Vietnamese woman to reach Mount Everest summit

  • Nguyễn Thị Thanh Nhã, who also goes by Céline Nha Nguyen, reached the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, becoming the first Vietnamese woman to do so.
  • A representative from Seven Summit Treks congratulated Nguyen and described her achievement as monumental for the Vietnamese climbing community.
  • Nguyen, who works as a lawyer in Hồ Chí Minh City, is determined to complete the Seven Summits, which refers to the seven highest mountains in the world.
  • She has now completed two of the seven summits including Vinson Massif in January, which is the highest peak in Antarctica at 4,892 meters (16,049 feet).
  • Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world standing at 8,848 meters (29,029 feet).

A lawyer from Hồ Chí Minh City is the first Vietnamese woman to reach the summit of the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest. 

Manager of mountaineering company Seven Summit Treks, Thaneswar Guragai, confirmed that Nguyễn Thị Thanh Nhã, who also goes by Céline Nha Nguyen, successfully summited Mount Everest at 3:30 a.m. on Monday. Nguyen was praised by a representative from the company who pointed out that her achievement marked a monumental milestone for the Vietnamese climbing community.