: Another Ukrainian woman conquers Everest (photos)

17:44 May. 21, 2016

Another Ukrainian woman conquers Everest (photos)

Tetyana Yalovchak (UNIAN Photo)

Ukrainian flag is raised over the world's highest peak for the second time 

On early May 22, the second Ukrainian woman - 35 year-old Tetyana Yalovchak from Donbas (the town of Selydove) - conquered the world's highest peak.

This is the second female victory in two days which makes the second female ascent of Everest in Ukraine's history.

28-year-old Iryna Galay from Zakarpattya climbed the Mount on May 20 at 4 a.m. local time to become the first Ukrainian woman to conquer the world's highest peak. 

Read also First Ukrainian woman conquers Everest

Following her, Tetyana Yalovchak made her way to the 8,848 metre top within another group of climbers.

Both girls brought along Ukrainian embroidered towel (handmade rushnyks) they planned to unwrap on the top.

One of the ascent organizers wrote on Facebook: "The second group is on the top at full strength including Dennis Provalov, and Igor Demyanenko, Lynne & Noel Hanna, Janusz Kochanski, Sergey Larin and Tetyana Yalovchak! Wishing you a successful descent!" 

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