Kuriki was among 346 climbers with permits to climb Mount Everest from the Nepal side this season.
The bodies were retrieved from the mountain on Monday and were flown by helicopters to Kathmandu, where they were expected to have autopsies.
A Sherpa guide who has scaled Mount Everest for the 22nd time has returned from the record-breaking trip and told friends he is not done yet.
The 62-year-old collapsed above Camp Three at 7,200 metres (23,625 feet). He further added, "Sherpas found his body inside the tent".
Tika Ram Gurung of Bochi-Bochi Trek in Kathmandu, which organized Kuriki's expedition, said Kuriki was descending from 7,400 meters when he slipped and died.
Kuriki was a known mountaineer who climbed many mountains and made several attempts on Everest.
Queenslander Azar, 21, from Toowoomba, made history as the youngest woman - and the youngest Australian - to ever make it to the world's highest summit (8848m) twice, when she scaled the summit on Saturday. He was not successful in climbing Everest and lost most of his fingers due to frostbite during an attempt in 2012. "Now, I feel the pain and difficulty in this Mountain and I'm up and up".
Almost 350 climbers have been given permits to climb the Everest this year, assisted by more than 500 Nepali guides and porters.
Mr Rita was 24 when he first climbed Mt Everest in 1994 and he has climbed the 8,850m (29,035ft) mountain nearly every year since then. "This was his dream and he never let it go". Second image: Nobukazu poses with Nepalese flag after speaking engagement.