Six-year-old Jacquelin the youngest Malaysian to scale Everest Base camp

Jacquelin's mother, and former national middle distance runner Melinder Kaur said, "As a mother, I hope Jacquelin’s incredible achievement serves as inspiration to adventurous and expeditionary seekers worldwide."


Jacqueline Kaur posing with her certificate. PHOTO: COURTESY/ THE STAR

October 27, 2023

KUALA LUMPUR – Former national middle distance runner Melinder Kaur, despite facing discouragement from many parties, now stands as a proud mother as her daughter Jacquelin Kaur has entered the Malaysia Book of Records as the youngest to scale the Everest Base camp in Nepal.

The bubbly six-year-old Jacquelin was accompanied by Melinder in her awe-inspiring attempt, which was completed in five days from Sept 10-14.

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