Yuichiro Miura
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Man, 80, vies to be oldest Everest climber

An 80-year-old Japanese climber who has had heart surgery four times is to attempt to climb Mount Everest.

If he succeeds, Yuichiro Miura will become the oldest person to reach the top of the world's highest mountain.

Laura Westbrook reports.

  • 02 Apr 2013
  • From the section Asia