In 1975 Junko Tabei from Japan became the first woman to reach the top of Everest.
Most Olympic Medals
The record for the most Olympic medals ever won is held by Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina. Competing in three Olympics, between 1956 and 1964, she won 18 medals.
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