Bosnian triathlete and alpinist Tomislav Cvitanušić arrived in Sarajevo this evening after successfully completing his mission and climbing the world’s largest mountain, Mount Everest, 8,848 meters high, Anadolia reports.
At the Airport in Sarajevo, he was welcomed by friends, relatives and numerous media.
Well-known BiH The alpinist, speaking to journalists, thanked the media and the public in particular, because they followed him during the entire mission to the very top of Mount Everest. He added that throughout the ascent he had the contact and support of his teacher and legendary alpinist Muhamed Gafić.
“That was important, because Everest can’t be climbed from the gym, it doesn’t take strength, it has to be from the heart, and I was filled with so much support and that helped me a lot,” said Cvitanušić, adding that the risk was huge.
“This year, including today, there were twelve dead and five missing, which is too many for Everest. It was a strange year in terms of wind. The wind speed reached 120 kilometers per hour, and the temperature was minus 30, 32 to minus 38”, said Cvitanušić and added:
“The feeling when you are at the top is the complete opposite of what one would expect, to feel powerful and strong. You feel so small, so fleeting. I am still overwhelmed with emotions. After 58 days, I returned to Bosnia and Herzegovina,” he said. is a Bosnian alpinist.
The public throughout the region followed his expedition to Mount Everest with great attention, which began on March 31, when he left the Sarajevo airport for Nepal.
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