9-Year-Old Girl from Andhra Pradesh Becomes Asia's Youngest to Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro
New Delhi: A nine-year-old girl from Andhra Pradesh has conquered Africa's highest peak Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and managed to become the youngest girl from Asia and the world's second youngest to scale the peak. The girl, Kadapala Rithvika Sri, who hails from Anantapur's M Agraharam village in Tadimarri mandal, climbed to Gilman’s Point at 5,681 metres above sea level with her father and guide. Her father, Kadapala Sankar is reportedly a cricket coach and sports coordinator in the Special Olympics Bharat wing of Rural Development Trust, Anantapur.
Rithvika is a student of Class 2 of St Vincent De Paul English Medium School of Anantapur.