26 Facts About Arunima Sinha


Arunima Sinha is the world's first female amputee to scale Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus, Mount Kosciusko, Mount Aconcagua, Mount Denali and Mount Vinson.


Arunima Sinha was pushed from a running train by robbers in 2011 while she was resisting them, causing in rods pushed into her left leg and multiple fractures of the spinal cord.


Arunima Sinha's aim was to climb each of the continent's highest peaks and hoist the national flag of India.


Arunima Sinha has already done seven peaks until 2014: Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in South America, and Denali in North America.


Arunima Sinha completed her final summit of Mount Vinson in Antarctica on 1 January 2019.


Arunima Sinha was born in Akbarpur, Ambedkar Nagar near Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.


Arunima Sinha's father was in the Indian Army and her mother was a supervisor in the health department.

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Arunima Sinha had an elder sister and a younger brother.


Arunima Sinha got a call letter from the CISF and faced her life-changing accident while travelling to Delhi.


Arunima Sinha fell on the track and was unable to move due to her severe injuries.


Arunima Sinha was pushed out of a general coach of the train by hooligans wanting to snatch her bag and gold chain for personal favours.


Arunima Sinha was rushed to the hospital with serious leg and pelvic injuries and lost her leg after doctors amputated it to save her life.


Arunima Sinha was offered compensation of 25,000 by the Indian Sports Ministry.


Arunima Sinha was provided a prosthetic leg free of cost by a private Delhi-based Indian company.


Arunima Sinha was inspired by cricketer Yuvraj Singh and other television shows, "to do something" with her life.


Arunima Sinha excelled in the basic mountaineering course from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi, and was encouraged by her mother to climb Everest.


Arunima Sinha climbed Mount Everest with a prosthetic leg, which was arranged by raising funds with the help of a swami of Ramakrishna Mission, Vadodara.


Arunima Sinha contacted Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest, in 2011.


Arunima Sinha climbed Island Peak in 2012 as preparation for her ascent of Everest.


Arunima Sinha wrote a small message thanking the Almighty on a wrapped cloth and pressed it in the snow.


The Chief minister said that Arunima Sinha had created history, due to her hard work and determination, by climbing Mount Everest.


Arunima Sinha was congratulated by the Jitendra Singh on her achievement.


Arunima Sinha is dedicated towards social welfare and wants to open a free sports academy for poor and disabled people.


Arunima Sinha is donating all the financial aids she is getting through awards and seminars for the same cause.


Arunima Sinha wrote the 2014 book Born Again on The Mountain.

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Arunima Sinha was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2015.