Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to climb Mt Everest. But which of them was the first to step on the summit?

Hillary
Norgay
it is not known
Reinhold Messner
After the success, journalists persistently repeated the question which of the two men had the right to the glory of being the first one, and who was merely the second, the follower. Colonel Hunt, the expedition leader, declared: "They reached it together, as a team."
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Hillary
Norgay
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Reinhold Messner
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