World Records

Biggest education prize

Biggest education prize

Hong Kong, China – March 20, 2017 – Charles Chen Yidan, co-founder of Tencent, one of China’s largest internet service companies, launched the Yidan Prize which will award nearly $8m (£6.64m) every year to two research projects that have the potential to “transform” global education, thus setting the new world record for the Biggest education prize. Photo: Charles Chen Yidan, …

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Longest Golf Putt

Longest Golf Putt

Sydney, Australia – March 21, 2017 – The boys from How Rediculous were on a mission to break the Guinness World Record for the longest golf putt-non-tournament and they succeeded; by draining a 135-yard (120m / 395ft) left-to-right breaker on a course in Western Australia, Brett Stanford has set the new world record for the Longest golf putt-non-tournament. Photo: Brett …

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Largest Smoothie

Largest Smoothie

Tampa, Florida, USA – March 17, 2017 – A record-setting one thousand pounds of smoothie was blended individually by people on bikes in Tampa, Florida, with the help of 250 pounds of Cabot’s Greek Yogurt by Vermont’s own Cabot Creamery, which sets the new world record for the Largest Smoothie. Photo: A 100-strong team spend seven hours mixing up the …

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World’s first female handball player to win three Player of the Year awards

World's first female handball player to win three Player of the Year awards

Basel, Switzerland – March 17, 2017 – Romanian Cristina Neagu, 28, won the 2016 IHF World Player of the Year; it’s the third Player of the Year award after Neagu had won it already in 2010 and 2015 – thus setting the new world record for the World’s First female handball player to win three IHF Player of the Year …

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Largest serving of pancakes

JSC MAKFA broke a Guinness world record by preparing 12,716 pancakes to celebrate the week before Lent

Moscow, Russia -March 12, 2017- Russian flour exporter JSC MAKFA broke a Guinness world record by preparing 12,716 pancakes to celebrate the week before Lent; a total of 16 professional chefs gathered to cook the pancakes in a tent outside a public art gallery in Moscow, setting the new world record for Largest serving of pancakes. Photo: Russian flour exporter …

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Longest Table: China set world record

Longest Table: China set world record

Beijing, China – March 12, 2017 – Chinese ethnic minority group Dong from the central and southern mountains of China, broke the Guinness world record for the world’s longest feast table with more than 10,000 people seated at a 3.7 kilometer (2.3 miles) long table. Photo: The Chinese ethnic minority group Dong from the central and southern mountains of China, …

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World’s first virtual fashion week

World's first virtual fashion week

Dubai, UAE – March 13, 2017 – The Islamic Fashion Design Council (IFDC) is the first to bring out a virtual fashion week as a part of their Pret-A-Cover program; each Cover Magazine will have a Pret-A-Cover Fashion Week section; this section keeps you up-to-date on trends in modest fashion on a weekly basis, thus setting the new world record …

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Most burpees in one hour

Most burpees in one hour

Brisbane, Australia – March 14, 2017 – Forty-year-old Kate Beeley completed 1321 burpees in 60 minutes, beating the Guinness world record by a massive 42 repetitions and setting the new world record for the Most burpees in one hour (female). Photo: Forty-year-old Kate Beeley, owner and founder of MissFit PT, did 1321 burpees in an hour to break the previous …

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