World Records

UK sets World Record: First woman to have baby after ovary frozen as child

UK sets World Record: First woman to have baby after ovary frozen as child

London, United Kingdom – December 16, 2016 – Moaza Al Matrooshi, 24, originally from Dubai, is the first person in the world to be delivered of a baby after having the ovary removed and cryopreserved before she entered puberty. Photo: Moaza al-Matrooshi of Dubai became the first woman in the world to have a baby using an ovary that was …

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UK sets World Record: First Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery

UK sets World Record: First Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery

London, United Kingdom – December 16, 2016 – Amazon had completed its first fully autonomous drone delivery to an Amazon customer; It happened in the UK, where someone named Richard ordered an Amazon Fire Stick streaming device and a bag of popcorn and found the goods at his doorstep in the Cambridgeshire countryside 13 minutes later, thus setting the new …

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India sets world record: Largest Roller Skating Relay

India sets world record: Largest Roller Skating Relay

Belgaum, India – December 8, 2016 – As many as 661 skaters from across the country created a new world record for the Largest roller skating relay (24 hours) by skating non-stop for 24 hours in Belgaum, Karanataka, India, during an event organized by Shivaganga Roller Skating Academy and Trinity College. Photo: Skaters from Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, …

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Russia sets World Record: Largest mobile skating ring

Russia sets World Record: Largest mobile skating ring

Moscow, Russia – December 8, 2016 – Figure skaters and hockey players from capital sporting schools tested a giant skating rink with an ice surface of 20,1 thousand sq.m at VDNH (the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy), which sets the new world record for the Largest mobile skating ring with artificial ice surface. Photo: Figure skaters and hockey players …

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India sets world record: Most Free Orthopaedic Surgeries

India sets world record: Most Free Orthopaedic Surgeries

New Delhi, India – December 4, 2016 – The Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA), New Delhi, (President Prof. Sudhir K Kapoor) set a New World Record for Highest Number of Free Orthopaedic Surgeries performed, as part of the National Bone and joint day, 2016; more than 900 Life Members of the Indian Orthopaedic Association took part in this social cause by …

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India World Record: Largest collection of human teeth

India World Record: Largest collection of human teeth

Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 5, 2016 – Abu Dhabi-based Dr. Nizar Abdul Rahman, a dental surgeon from Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, has preserved almost all the teeth he has plucked; after having extracted, processed and collected 10,200 teeth, thus setting the new world record for the Largest collection of human teeth (extracted, processed and collected). Photo: Dr Nizar Abdul …

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USA sets world record: World’s first solar-powered mobile Health Clinic

USA sets world record: World's first solar-powered mobile Health Clinic

Clemson, South Carolina, USA – December 5, 2016 – The world’s first 100 percent solar-powered, mobile health clinic was recently unveiled at Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center on campus; the clinic will provide educational opportunities for Clemson students and increase outreach efforts to underserved populations in the Upstate and beyond; the new, one-of-a-kind vehicle includes other features that increase …

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Australia breaks Guinness world record: Highest basketball shot

Australia breaks Guinness world record: Highest basketball shot

Mauvoisin Dam, Switzerland – December 2, 2016 – An Aussie trio called How Ridiculous breaks the Guinness world record for the highest basketball shot, launching the ball from the top of a dam in Switzerland; they launched the ball from a height of 180.968m / 593.73 feet on the top of Mauvoisin Dam into a net on the ground below. …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Most strikes in an hour

USA breaks Guinness world record: Most strikes in an hour

Struthers, Ohio, USA – December 2, 2016 – Adam Barta of Girard threw 191 strikes, breaking the previous Guinness world record by 15; he threw a total of 308 times, thus setting the new world record for Most strikes in an hour. USA breaks Guinness world record: Most strikes in an hour Photo: Barta threw 310 balls over a 60-minute …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest handbell ensemble

USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest handbell ensemble

Bloomington, Indiana, USA – November 29, 2016 – The Salvation Army and Handbell Musicians of America set a new World Record at the Mall of America; the 664 musicians who gathered in Bloomington set the new record for the Largest handbell ensemble. Photo: The Salvation Army and Handbell Musicians of America set the new World Record for the largest handbell …

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