Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

6211Most countries visited in one year by scheduled surface transportGraham Hughes133 countriesUruguay, Bella Union01 January 2009The most countries visited in one year by scheduled ground transport was 133, achieved by Graham Hughes (UK) arriving in Uruguay on 1 January 2009 and finishing in Egypt on 31 December 2009.Lonely Planet TV in Australia will be producing an 8 part documentary which follows Graham's journey throughout the year.
6212Tennis racket handle and ball control – most hits in one minuteFlorian ZollerAustria, Vienna28 September 2008The most hits of a tennis ball with a tennis racket handle in one minute is 185 and was achieved by Florian Zoller (Austria) at the Vienna Recordia 2008 in Vienna, Austria, on 28 September 2008.
6213Most golf balls putted in one minute (practice putting green)Naoki Kato33 piecesJapan, Gifu12 October 2013The most golf balls putted in one minute on a practice putting green was 33 and was achieved by Naoki Kato (Japan) in Nobunaga Dream Square, in Gifu, Gifu, Japan, on 12 October 2013.
6214Most people playing Monopoly (multiple venues)HasbroUnited Kingdom, WORLDWIDE no such option above27 August 2008The largest simultaneous game of Monopoly was achieved with 2,918 people at 21 locations world wide and on a website organised by Hasbro, on 27 August 2008.
6215Heaviest weight pulled with the eye socketsChayne Hultgren (a.k.a. The Space Cowboy )Italy, Milan25 April 2009The heaviest weight pulled with the eye sockets is 411.65 kg (907 lb) and was achieved by The Space Cowboy a.k.a Chayne Hultgren (Australia), on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 25 April 2009.Chayne pulled a rickshaw with three ladies on it and over 100 kg in metal weights. Chayne used fish hooks to connect the Rickshaw to his eyes and hooked them onto the lacrimal bones underneath the eye.
6216Fastest text message in Arabic blindfoldedMohamed Ahmed Al Mulla2/13 minute(s), second(s)United Arab Emirates, Dubai,Guinness World Records Pavilion in Global Village30 January 2009The fastest prescribed text message in Arabic blindfolded is 2 min 13 sec achieved by Mohamed Ahmed Al Mulla (UAE) at the Guinness World Records Pavilion in Global Village, Dubai, UAE, on 30 January 2009. The prescribed message was a translation of "The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human."
6217Most children reading with an adult in 24 hours (single venue)Aamer Naeem, Salma Patel4695 participantsPakistan, Mirpur28 April 2013The most children reading aloud with an adult at a single location is 4,695 and was achieved by the READ (Rural Education and Development) Foundation (Pakistan) at the Bhimber Stadium, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, on 28 April 2013.
6218Oldest living fatherNanu Ram JogiIndia01 August 2007In August 2007, Nanu Ram Jogi (India) celebrated the birth of what he believes is his 21st child a daughter, named Girija at the grand old age of 90, making him the oldest known dad in the world. He fathered his first child in 1943, and hopes to continue having babies until he reaches 100 years old. His current wife (the fourth) was previously married to his son, who died in 1997.
6219First machine gunUnknownfirstUSA, 01 January 1862In 1862, Richard Gatling (USA) produced the first workable, hand-cranked, multiple barrel machine gun. Loose cartridges were fed under gravity into the open breach from a top-mounted hopper. It was this feature rather than the multi rotating barrels that permitted unskilled operators to achieve high rates of fire. It was first used in warfare during the American Civil War 1861-1865. Although capable of continuous fire, it was not a true automatic weapon, as it required human power to turn it.
6220Largest collection of stickersNidhi BansalIndia, Bassi Pathana16 September 2013The largest collection of stickers belongs to Nidhi Bansal (India) and consists of 102,317 stickers as of 16 September 2013, in Bassi Pathana, Punjab, India.Nidhi Bansal started her sticker collection in 2007.
6221First thunder heard on another planetVenus25 December 1978The USSR's Venera 11 lander touched down on Venus on 25 December 1978. Amongst its instruments was an acoustic detector capable of registering sound in the Venusian sky and on its surface. During its parachute descent the detector heard the sound of the wind, and it picked up the noises of the lander's other equipment operating just after touchdown. 32 minutes after landing another sound of unknown origin with a level of 82 decibels was detected. A Venusian thunder clap is the most likely explanation.
6222Longest bicycle stoppie (feet on pedals)Jim DeChampUnited States, Tooele,Utah18 November 2008The longest stoppie on a mountain bike with the feet on the pedals measured 15.76 m (51 ft 9 in) completed by Jim DeChamp (USA) at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah on 18 November 2008 for the MTV show 'Nitro Circus'.The GWR episode will air January 2009.
6223Largest collection of tea bag holdersMimi WilfongUnited States, Malakoff, Texas, USA26 June 2009Mimi Wilfong (USA) has a collection of 116 different tea bag holders, as of June 2009, that she has amassed since 1992.Encouraged by her mother who is also an avid dinnerware collector, Mimi started her collection when she was seven years old. Most of the items are vintage and have been found in antique shops.
6224Fastest Towed Big WheelJim DeChamp94.9 kilometre(s) per hourUnited States, Tooele,Utah18 November 2008The fastest towed Big Wheel is 94.9 km/h (59 mph) ridden by Jim DeChamp (USA) at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah on 18 November 2008 for the MTV show ‘Nitro Circus’.The GWR episode will air January 2009.
6225Largest collection of heart-related itemsDiana ReserSwitzerland, Zurich04 January 2010Diana Reser (Switzerland) has a collection of 775 heart shaped motifs and items as of 4 January 2010 that she has amassed since 2006.Dr Diana Reser started collecting heart related items since she became a cardiac surgeon in 2006.
6226Most football neck catch passes in 30 minutesJeremy Lynch, Billy WingroveChina, Beijing17 June 2009The most football neck catch passes in 30 minutes are 661 and were achieved by Billy Wingrove and Jeremy Lynch (both UK) on the set of Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China, on 17 June 2009.Both were also the previous record holders.
6227Largest hula hoop workoutNorth Lanarkshire Leisure LTD with Powerhoop UK/Innertrak LTD407 peopleUnited Kingdom, Motherwell02 March 2013The largest hula hoop workout consisted of 407 participants and was achieved by North Lanarkshire Leisure LTD with Powerhoop UK/Innertrak LTD (UK) in Motherwell, UK, on 2 March 2013.
6228Most people doing fist bumpsBrian Jackson, Shiatook Public Schools1820 participantsUnited States, Skiatook05 November 2011The most people doing fist bumps simultaneously is 1,820 and was achieved by Shiatook Public Schools and Brian Jackson (both USA) in Shiatook, Oklahoma, USA, on 5 November 2011.The attempt was held during the State Student Council Convention.
6229Largest circuit training - multiple venuesCowichan SportsplexCanada20 April 2012The largest circuit training at multiple venues involved 2,780 participants at an event organised by Cowichan Sportsplex (Canada) at 10 venues across the province British Columbia, Canada, on 20 April 2012.The events took place at noon, Pacific Time.
6230Largest hydatid cystAbdullah Bakhet Al Hagawe37 litre(s)Saudi Arabia, king fahad central hospital, jizan14 June 2010The Largest hydatid cyst contained 37 litres of fluid and was removed from 80 year old Abdullah Bakhet Al Hagawe by Dr. Abdul Rahman Arishi and Dr. Mohd Shahid Hussain Khan, at the King Fahd Central Hospital in Jizan, Saudi Arabia, on 12 January 2005.The main cysts had multiple daughter cysts attached and was found in his abdomen.
6231Tony AwardsThe Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre - aka the Tony AwardsUnited States01 September 2011The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre - aka the Tony Awards - recognize achievement in Broadway theatre. The Tonys are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League at a summer ceremony in Manhattan, New York City. Controversially, the awards are for Broadway productions and performances only (i.e., there are only around 40 theatres on Broadway), although a special award is given for regional theatre. There are currently 26 categories, plus special awards including the discretionary Special Tony Award and the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre.
6232Most people creating mosaicsFarglory Group Farglory Land Development Co., Ltd1899 participantsChinese Taipei, ???28 February 2010The most people creating mosaics is 1,899 and was achieved by Farglory Group, Farglory Land Development Co.Ltd., Farglory Life Insurance Co. Ltd, and Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum (all Taiwan), in Taipei, Taiwan, on 28 February 2010.592 families participated in the attempt and 588 mosaics were created
6233Farthest distance to blow a coinAshrita Furman4.947 centimetre(s)United States, Jamaica, New York,YMCA gymansium09 October 2010The farthest distance to blow a coin is 4.947 m (16 ft 2.76 in) and was achieved by Ashrita Furman (USA) in the gymansium of the Jamaica YMCA in Jamaica, New York, USA on 9 October 2010.
6234Largest alphorn ensembleChristoph Andereggen366 participantsSwitzerland, Zermatt/Gornergrat20 August 2009The largest Alphorn ensemble consisted of 366 musicians who played various songs on the Gornegrat mountain near Zermatt, Switzerland, on 20 August 2009.The event was held to celebrate the 111 birthday of the "Gornegrat Bahn", the mountain railway that is going up the Gornegrat Mountain. They played 6 different songs. The concert lasted for around 20 minutes.
6235Largest collection of Spice Girls memorabiliaElizabeth WestUnited Kingdom, Sheffield13 June 2011The largest collection of Spice Girls memorabilia belongs to Elizabeth West (UK), with 2,066 different items as of April 2011, which she has been collecting since 1998.Elizabeth’s vast collection of Spice Girls memorabilia began in 1998 when she purchased both versions of the single ‘Spice Up Your Life.’ Her collection includes costumes and outfits worn by the Spice Girls. The collection is currently on public display at Leeds City Museum (until 3 July 2011).
6236Largest frozen soap bubbleSam Heath, Sam Heath4315.7 cubic metre(s)United Kingdom, London28 June 2010Sam Heath AKA Samsam Bubbleman (UK) created a frozen soap bubble with a volume of 4315.7 cubic cm at the Absolut Vodka Bar, London, UK, on 28 June 2010The bubble had a diameter of 20.2cm
6237Farthest behind-the-back basketball shotKenneth Sorvang7.28 metre(s)Norway, Stavanger10 December 2010The farthest behind-the-back basketball shot made was 7.28 m (23 ft 9 in) by Kenneth Sorvang (Norway) at Stavanger Idrettshall gym in Stavanger, Norway, on 10 December 2010.
6238Most football touches with the lips in one minuteDaniel CuttingUnited Kingdom, Milton Keynes26 February 2011The most football touches with the lips in one minute was 153 by Daniel Cutting (UK) at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes, UK, on 26 February 2011. Daniel is a professional football freestyler.
6239Most people tagged in one online photoOrangeUnited Kingdom, Glastonbury/Pilton/Shepton Mallet,,Glastonbury, UK12 October 2010The most people tagged in an online photo is 7,053, achieved by Orange for the 'Glastotag' website which featured a photograph taken of the crowd at Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage on 23 June 2010.The website can be found here:
6240Longest duration Malteser blowingTom IrvinUnited Kingdom, London06 December 2012The longest duration Malteser blowing is 9.02 seconds, achieved by Tom Irvin (UK), in London, UK, on 6 December 2012.

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