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First Ukrainian woman on Everest top

A Ukrainian climber Iryna Galai has reached the top of Everest for the first time on the night of May 20
First Ukrainian climber on Everest top

The 28-year old mountain climber Iryna Galai is from Mukachevo, west Ukraine, but currently lives in Kyiv, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the 112 Ukraine TV Channel.


‘I’ve become interested in alpinism three years ago. I had a bet with my co-worker, I lost it and was sent to climb Kazbek (Caucasus). I was the first to reach the top. Since then, I’ve become obsessed with mountain climbing. I work only to be able to afford travelling’, – Galai said.