Yes, Asthmatic mountaineers can set the world record for climbing Everest. Satyarup Siddhanta is the best example for all the asthmatic mountaineers. Siddhanta is 36 years old Bengaluru - based Bengali techie. Siddhanta was an asthmatic patient from his childhood; he always carried an inhaler with him and was unable to run even very small distances without gasping for breath. He wants to overcome from asthma as it was draining his life. He never gives up. He started running, swimming and some breathing exercise without using an inhaler. Soon he reduced his dependency on the inhaler and after 4 years he had overcome asthma. After getting the confidence he started tracking in 2008. He promised himself that one day he would climb the peak.
In July 2016, Siddhanta ascended Mt. Ojos Del Salado which is 6,887 meters (the highest volcano in the world).
In July 2016 he gets his first success. He became the second Indian after India’s mountaineering legend Malli Mastan Babu.
In September 2016 he climbed Mount Damavand (highest volcano in Asia).