Qatar Olympic Committee announced in a tweet on 25 July 2022, that Sheikha Asma bint Thani Al-Thani has claimed the title of the first Arab to reach 6 peaks above 8000m, after reaching the second highest mountain peak in the world.
Mountaineering legend Sheikha Asma bint Thani Al-Thani becomes the first Arab to scale 6 of the 8000er after reaching the world's second highest summit, K2 in Pakistan at 8,611 metres.— Team Qatar 🇶🇦 (@qatar_olympic) July 25, 2022
🦸🏻♀️🇶🇦#BeyondBoundaries #ConquerorOfMountains pic.twitter.com/9Y6EW3BQIt
The mountain she climbed was K2 in Pakistan which is at the height of 8,611 metres.
Sheikha Asma's journey had begun two years ago and she took to Instagram to express her sentiments towards her journey:
Source & cover image credit: Qatar Olympic Committee
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