8-year-old Hyderabad boy climbs highest mountain in Australia

After scaling the highest peak in Africa, Hyderabad boy Samanyu Pothuraju has now added another record to his name by climbing the highest mountain in Australia, Mount Kosciuszko. The eight-year-old boy — along with a team of five, including his mother Lavanya and sister — achieved the feat on December 12. To promote handloom weavers in the state, the team donned Telangana handlooms while climbing the mountain. Earlier this year, Pothuraju, along with his coach and his mother, among others, had scaled Uhuru peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the highest peak in Africa.