Malavath Purna

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Malavath Purna
Personal information
Nationality India
Born Pakala village, Sirkonda Mandal, Nizamabad, Telangana, India

9th class completed, Telangana Social Welfare Residential School

Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling
Climbing career
Known for Youngest woman in the world to scale highest Everest peak on 25th of May 2014, Sunday at 6 am.
Major ascents Mount Renock, Mount Everest

Malavath Purna (born 2000), on 25 May 2014 scaled the highest peak of Mount Everest and, aged 13 years and 11 months, became the youngest girl to have reached the summit of Everest. She was accompanied by Sandhana Palli Anand Kumar from Khammam . She was born at Pakala village, Nizamabad district of Telangana state of India on 10 June 2000. She belongs to a tribal family. Her parents (mother Lakshmi and father Devidas) are farm labourers. In preparation for climbing Mount Everest she trekked to mountains of Ladakh and Darjeeling.[1]


  1. ^ 1. 2.www.daily mail. Co. uk/news/article -2644688/I-looking-one-opportunity-I-prove-caliber-Girl-13-India's-lowest-casye-youngest-female-conquer-Everest -wants-inspire-poor-children.html