NAGOYA (Kyodo) Tomiyasu Ishikawa, a 71-year-old climber in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, has received a certificate from Guinness World Records recognizing him as the oldest person to have conquered the tallest peaks on the world’s seven continents, he said Saturday.

The certificate says Ishikawa reached the summit of 4,897-meter Mount Vinson Massif, the tallest mountain in Antarctica, on Jan. 21 at age 71 years and 60 days and joined the seven summiteer club.

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