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Odia Mountaineer Sidharth Routray Scales Top Peaks In 3 Continents

Bhubaneswar: Odia mountaineer Sidharth Routray has climbed top 3 peaks in three continents of North America, South America and Africa.

So far, he has climbed three peaks — Mt Dennali in North America, Mt Aconcagua in South America and Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa.

In January this year, Sidharth had successfully scaled Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in South American continent.

He shared his adventurous experiences of mountaineering with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during a meeting in Assembly here today.

The young mountaineer is eyeing to scale all seven summits of seven continents of the world and fly tricolour (Indian flag) and flag of Puri Jagannath Temple as well.

Appreciating the feat of Sidharth, CM Patnaik wished him success for the future endeavours.

Recognized as the first Ironman from Odisha in 2016, Sidharth is the son of Jatani MLA Suresh Kumar Routray. He had participated at one of the long-distance triathlon races consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run, in California.

Sidharth is currently staying in Silicon Valley in the USA.

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