Monday, January 1, 2018
The first Telugu woman G.R.Radhika, Additional Superintendent of Police (Chittoor) climbed Mount Aconcagua (6,962 meters) in Argentina on December 30 by creating the first Telugu woman to climb the highest peak in South America.
She expressed her thanks to the ONGC for financial support and the state police for encouragement to complete the mission. She said she had plans to complete the 7 summit world challenge by climbing two more left out peaks. She was trained in mountaineering in 2013 and the same year climbed Mt.Golep Kangri, Mt.Methosa and Mt.Kun. In May 2016, she climbed the Mt.Everest thus becoming the first Indian woman police officer to climb the world’s highest peak.
In August 2016, she climbed Mt.Kilimanjaro. In March next year, she climbed Mt.Kosciuszko and nine other peaks too in two days as part of the Ausie 10 peak challenge. Later, on September 7, 2017, she climbed Mt.Elbrus, highest peak of Europe.
She dedicated her achievement to all the girls and women who aim to achieve their dreams.