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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The record for the most major league baseball career innings is held by Cy Young, with 7,356 innings.
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In 1975 Junko Tabei from Japan became the first woman to reach the top of Everest.
Jean Genevieve Garnerin was the first female parachutists, jumping from a hot air balloon in 1799.