80 year old climber reaches Everest summit

Yuichiro Miura, an 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer, says he is feeling elated after becoming the oldest person in history to reach the top of Mount Everest. Mr Miura, who has conquered the 8,850 metre peak twice before, when he was aged 70 and 75, reached the summit yesterday morning. He then phoned his daughter to tell … [Read the full story]