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Posted On: 25 July 2022 11:35 am
Updated On: 25 July 2022 12:45 pm

Sheikha Asmaa first Arab to climb 6 mountains of 8000 metres in height

Fareeha Imtiaz
Fareeha Imtiaz
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Sheikha asmaa first arab reach second highest mountain peak world qatar

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.

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