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Dubai Based Manal Rostom Becomes The First Egyptian Woman To Summit Mount Everest

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Dubai Based Manal Rostom Becomes The First Egyptian Woman To Summit Mount Everest

She did it.

Dubai-based mountaineer and marathoner, Manal Rostom, has achieved one of her many goals, this time being the first Egyptian woman to summit Mount Everest, the planet’s highest mountain.

Just FOUR years ago, Rostom spoke about her dream of sumitting Mount Everest as the first Egyptian woman

 

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She shared her most recent update about the trail and its hardships on her social media account

I have this humongous pressure to represent and deliver and I’m trying and will try hard and please note that I have not quit yet.

We have a few more days to the summit push.

Please pray for me. – Manal Rostom

 

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Achievement after achievement: she was also the first Hijabi woman to be featured in A Nike campaign

…and now she’s got more to add to her extensive list of accolades!

 

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She has been mountaineering for years now and has summited the peaks of the planet’s highest mountains

Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Mount Kenya, and Elbrus in Russia- now adding Nepal’s Mount Everest – what a feat!

 

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Did we mention she was also the first Egyptian woman to run the Great Wall Marathon?

It seems there’s no stopping Manal from achieving many firsts not just for herself but for every Arab woman aspiring to reach the heights that she has.

Incredible!

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