Tenzing Norgay


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Tenzing Norgay

(ˈtɛnsɪŋ ˈnɔːɡeɪ)
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(Biography) 1914–86, Nepalese mountaineer. With Sir Edmund Hillary, he was the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953)
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Noun1.Tenzing Norgay - Sherpa mountaineer guide who with Sir Edmund Hillary was one of the first to attain the summit of Mount Everest (1914-1986)
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New Delhi [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Two Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officials were among those awarded prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan on the occasion of National Sports Day on Thursday.
The Ascent of Everest is signed by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, Charles Wylie and Wilfrid Noyce from the historic 1953 team Auctioneer Philip Serrell said: "Norgay rarely signed books.
In May 1953, Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first men to reach the summit of Everest, following numerous attempts by other British and Swiss climbers.
1953: Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first two climbers to reach the summit of Everest.
The first conquerors of Everest, Edmund Hilary, left, and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, right, with expedition leader Colonel John Hunt in Katmandu, Nepal, in 1953, after descending from the peak
1953: Sir Edmund Hillary, above, and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first two climbers to reach the summit of Everest.
The route was pioneered by New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953 and remains the most popular snow trail leading to the highest point on Earth.
Which New Zealand mountaineer and explorer, along with Tenzing Norgay, was the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest?
But 65 years ago, on the eve of the Coronation, news came through that delighted the whole of A-Britain -- Sir Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay had, finally, reached the snowy peak of the world's highest mountain.
In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first men to reach the summit of which mountain?
The Mailrun Challenge retraces the route taken by a Sherpa on May 29, 1953, to break the news of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's climb to Everest's summit.
Tenzing Norgay shed his maiden tag at lingfield last week and a quick return to action can pay dividends in the Come To Countryside day June 4 Handicap back at that venue.