Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

12811Speed Skating, Short-track, 500 m (women)Fan Kexin42.504 second(s)United States, Salt Lake City09 November 2014The fastest short-track speed skating 500 metres by a female athlete is 42.504 seconds and was achieved by Fan Kexin (China) at an ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup event at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, on 9 November 2014. Fan Kexin won the gold medal with her record-breaking performance.
12812Longest legs - femaleSvetlana Pankratova132 centimetre(s)Spain, Torremolinos08 July 2003Svetlana Pankratova (Russia) has the world's longest legs, verified as measuring 132 cm (51.9 in) in Torremolinos, Spain on 8 July 2003.Watch a video featuring Svetlana from the Spanish television show Guinness World Records in Madrid, Spain.
12813Oldest bodybuilder - maleMr Raymond Moon81 year(s), day(s)Australia, MelbourneThe oldest competitive male bodybuilder is Raymond "Ray" Moon (Australia, born 1929). He performed at the NABBA International Bodybuilding Figure and Fitness Championships, Melbourne, Australia, on 23 May 2010.
12814Classics: Most keys removed from a keyring by a parrot
12815Most push-ups (one arm, carrying 40-lb pack) in one minuteHiroyuki Gondou33 repetitionsJapan, YamatoThe most push-ups with one arm carrying a 40lb pack in one minute is 33 and was achieved by Hiroyuki Gondou (Japan) at Hikichidai Park, in Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan, on 10 May 2014.
12816Spotlight: Martial arts student destroys walnuts using nunchucksEvery week we shine a light on the coolest, wackiest, or most unique records from around the globe recently approved by our Records Management Team with our Spotlight series.
12817Spotlight: Bosnia's Edin Kajevic shatters record for most coconuts smashed with elbowsEvery Wednesday we’ll be shining a light on the coolest, wackiest, or most unique records from around the globe recently approved by our Records Management Team with our Spotlight series.
12818Guinness World Records teams up with Comic Relief for Red Nose Day 2015This Friday sees the return of Red Nose Day, the UK television benefit event organised by charity Comic Relief.
12819Video: New world’s smallest man? Guinness World Records to travel to Nepal to verify claimGuinness World Records would like to confirm that it is in conversation with Chandra Bahadur Dangi after he approached us with regard to the world's shortest man title.We intend to travel to Mr Dangi's village in Nepal to officially measure him and are currently making provisions for medical professionals to assist us in the verification.videoMr Dangi, who is said to be aged 72, is claimed to measure 56 centimetres (22 inches) tall.We cannot confirm Mr Dangi's height until formal measurements have been taken and verified by Guinness World Records officials, but we hope to undertake the verification in the next few weeks.The current holder for the world's shortest man - living is Junrey Balawing (Philippines, born 12 June 1993) who measures 59.93 cm (23.5 in) tall, while the shortest woman title is currently held by Jyoti Amge (Nagpur, India, born 16 Dec 1993) who measures just 62.8 cm tall (24.7 in).The shortest adult human to ever have their age and height verified by Guinness World Records was Gul Mohammed, (New Delhi, India, 1957-1997) who measured 57 cm (22.5 in).* Stay tuned to, where we'll be the first to officially confirm if Mr Dangi has made history.
12820Most panes of tempered glass run through consecutivelyZhang JianjuntimesChina, Xiamen10 September 2014The most panes of tempered glass run through consecutively is 22 and was achieved by Zhang Jianjun (China) on the set of CCTV-Guinness World Records Special in Xiamen, Fujian, China on 10 September 2014.
12821Oldest active pilot (ever)Cole Kugel105 year(s), day(s)United States, Longmont01 January 2007Born March 14, 1902, Cole Kugel, a resident of Longmont, Colorado, USA is the oldest qualified pilot. He was born one year before the legendary Wright Brothers took to the skies, and has been flying ever since. Kugel earned his pilot's license in 1945 and flew in 2007 for the last time, aged 105, piloting in the company of local veterinarian Lynn Ferguson in his beloved 1976 Cessna 182. Cole Kugel died June 11 2007 of natural causes at his home in Longmont, Colorado, at the age of 105.
12822IBM Sequoia takes World’s Fastest computer recordPic: IBMThe US has claimed back the title for the world's fastest computer.Sequoia, developed by IBM for the US National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), is 1.55 faster than Japan's K Computer made by Fujitsu, the previous record holder.Installed at the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, Sequoia achieved 16.32 petaflops on the Linpack benchmark using 1,572,864 cores.The supercomputer is capable of performing roughly the same number of operations per second as 10 million mobile phones put together.Sequoia is set to be used to carry out simulations to help extend the life of aging nuclear weapons, avoiding the need for real-world underground tests.
12823Omaha holds delicious new record with largest dessert partyThe largest dessert party was held last week in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, as 740 people noshed on over 3,800 desserts.Organized by Physicians Mutual (USA), the desserts were made by Treat America Food Services (USA).In order to secure the record, at least three varieties of dessert had to have been made available to the guests and everyone must have consumed at least one of them. The lineup of delicious delicacies included:• 537 lemon meringue tartlets• 476 mini cheesecakes• 420 cookies• 312 mini cup cakes• 297 chocolates• 432 petit fours• 138 cream puffs• 306 eclairs• 177 cut fruit kabobs• 250 dipped strawberries• 72 banana bars• 416 turtle browniesThe event was emceed by former Nebraska Cornhuskers football player Matt Davison.
12824Largest twist wrapped miniatures brand - currentThis record is for the largest twist wrapped miniatures brand in terms of revenue generated by the sale of twist wrapped miniatures within the latest available annual data.This record is based on the revenue generated by the sale of twist wrapped miniatures within the latest available annual data.These boxed chocolates are derived from an existing brand whose format has been miniaturised and are typically individually twist wrapped. Includes products containing both chocolate and sugar confectionery twist wrapped miniatures such as Nestle’s All Stars. Leading global brands include Celebrations (Mars), Miniature Heroes (Cadbury), Lindt Miniature (Lindt & Sprüngli), and Toblerone One by One (Kraft).
12825Video: Steven J. Backman and the world's smallest toothpick sculptureSteven J. Backman’s career is one of incommensurable achievements in tiny measures.
12826Guinness World Records Classics: Most soap bubbles blown inside one large bubbleEvery Monday here on, we’ll be dipping into our extensive video library to bring you a classic piece of record-breaking action.
12827Fastest circumnavigation by passenger aircraftConcorde31/27/49 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)USA, JFK airport,New York16 August 1995The fastest flight under the FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) rules, which permit flights that exceed the length of the Tropic of Cancer or Capricorn (36,787.6 km or 22,858.8 miles), was one of 31 hrs 27 mins 49 secs by an Air France Concorde (Capts. Michel Dupont and Claude Hetru) from JFK airport in New York, USA eastbound via Toulouse, Dubai, Bangkok, Guam, Honolulu and Acapulco on 15 and 16 August 1995. There were 80 passengers and 18 crew on board flight AF1995.The technical crew was headed by Michel Dupont and Claude Hetru and a Police chief, approved by the International Aeronautical Federation was on board during the flight to officialise the record. The plane flew at its usual altitude of approximately 18000 m and at a cruising speed of Mach 2. This historical flight was carried out on the initiative of the lawyer Donald L Pevsner, president of "Harmony Spirit Tours". 80 passengers were on board to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Colombus.
12828First transatlantic flightLt Cdr Albert Cushing ReadfirstCanada, Trepassey Harbor,NewfoundlandThe first crossing of the North Atlantic by air was made by Lt Cdr (later Rear Admiral) Albert Cushing Read (1887-1967) and his crew (Stone, Hinton, Rodd, Rhoads and Breese) in the 155 km/h (84-knot) US Navy/Curtiss flying-boat NC-4 from Trepassey Harbor, Newfoundland, Canada via the Azores, to Lisbon, Portugal from 16-27 May 1919. The whole flight of 7,591 km (4,717 miles), originating from Rockaway Air Station, Long Island, New York, USA on 8 May, required 53 hr 58 min, terminating at Plymouth, Devon on 31 May.
12829Longest neck tieZoran Stankovic808 metre(s)Croatia, Pula18 October 2003A neck tie measuring 808 m (2,650 ft) was made by members of the Academia Cravatica organisation. It took five days to complete and was tied around the arena in Pula, Croatia on 18 October 2003.Widest part - 25m.Narrowest part - 8m.
12830Largest residential palaceIstana Nurul Iman200000 square metre(s)Brunei Darussalam, 01 January 1984The world's largest residential palace is the Istana Nurul Iman, near Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei. Official home of the 29th Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, and also the seat of the Brunei government, the palace covers 200,000 m² (2,152,782 ft²) and contains 1,788 rooms. It also has 257 bathrooms, banqueting hall for 5,000 guests, large mosque, garage for 110 cars, air-conditioned stable for 200 polo ponies and five swimming pools. Designed by architect Leandro V. Locsin (Philippines), with interior designs by Khuan Chew (UK), the palace was constructed by Ayala Corporation and completed in 1984 at a total cost of around $1.4 billion.
12831Largest drumYeong Dong-Gun local government, Seuk Je LeeKorea (South), YeongDong-Gun, ChungBuk,Simcheon06 July 2011The largest drum measures 5.54 m (18 ft 2 in) in diameter is 5.96 m (19 ft 6 in) tall and weighs 7 tonnes (15,432 lb 5.76 oz) and was created by Yeong Dong-Gun local government and Seuk Je Lee (all South Korea) in Simcheon-Meon, South Korea, on 6 July 2011.The drum is a traditional Korean "CheonGo" drum.
12832Largest button down shirtWalbuschGermany, Solingen25 June 2009The largest button down shirt was 65.39 m (214 ft 6 in) long, with a chest of 52.72 m (172 ft 11 in) and sleeves of 23.98 X 15.64 m (78 ft 8 in x 51 ft 3 in). It was made by Walbusch (Germany), and measured at the LTU-Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany, on 25 June 2009.Blue poplin and polyester yarn were used for the shirt. The large shirt was made into 25,000 bags after the event, which were sold to make money for the SOS Kinderdorf in Belarus to help children.
12833Largest bird feeder (volume)William Greene334.73 cubic metre(s)United States, Keister, WV07 January 2012The largest bird feeder holds 334.73 kg (760 lbs) of food and was created by the William Greene (USA). It was presented and measured in Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, USA, on 7 January 2012. The feeder contains black oil sunflower seeds, millet, mixed fruits and nuts. The first bird to feed at the feeder was a Black Capped Chickadee within minutes after the feeder was set up.
12834Longest marathon playing a trading card gameWilliam Stone, Bryan Erwin, Chris GroetzingerUnited States, Colorado Springs01 January 2003The record for the longest trading card playing marathon is held by William Stone, Bryan Erwin and Christopher Groetzinger (all USA) who played 154 games of The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game for 128 hours from 27 December 2002 to 1 January 2003 at The Courtyard, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
12835Largest shopping cart/trolleyMigros Ticaret A.S TurkeyTurkey, Istanbul14 June 2012The largest shopping trolley measures 16.60 m (54.46 ft) in height from ground to handle, with the basket 9.60 m (31.49 ft) in length and 8.23 m (27 ft) in width and with the wheels 1.20 m (3.93 ft) in diameter. It was created by Migros Ticaret A.S (Turkey) in Istanbul, Turkey, and unveiled on 14 June 2012.
12836Most squats in one hourPaddy Doyle4708 timesUnited Kingdom, Birmingham08 November 2007The most squats performed in one hour is 4,708 by Paddy Doyle (UK) at Stamina’s Boxing Self Defence Gym in Erin Go Bragh Sports Centre, Birmingham, UK, on 8 November 2007.
12837Largest collection of decorative pinsArvind SinhaIndia, Mumbai,,All India Lions Meet at the Hotel RenaissanceThe largest collection of decorative pins belongs to Arvind Sinha (India) and consists of 18,431 individual pins as of 10 May 2010 in Mumbai, India.
12838Fastest time to row the length of the Mississippi River by a teamBob Bradford & Clark Eid18/4/51 day(s), hour(s), minute(s)United States, Itasca,MinnesotaBob Bradford and Clark Eid (both USA) paddled the length of the Mississippi from Lake Itasca, Minnesota, to Mile Zero in the Gulf of Mexico in a time of 18 days, 4 hours and 51 minutes from 10 to 28 May 2003. The record was set during The Mississippi River Challenge for Rett Syndrome and Leukodystrophy.Note: Claimants were sent guidelines before the record category was rested, and as such we have accepted their claim. However, the category should remain rested (as too parochial), since we have rejected numerous claims since on the grounds that the record is rested.
12839Fastest hit - Finnish baseballSami Ahola174 kilometre(s) per hourFinland, Lahti Indoor Arena20 February 2002Sami Ahola (Finland) hit a ball at a speed of 174km/h (108.1 mph) at the Lahti Indoor Arena, Finland on 20 February 2002. Finnish sportman Lauri " Tahko " Pihkala created the game from European baseball 1922. The main difference is that the feeder throws the ball straight upwards, standing beside the player who hits the ball. The ball must weight: mens ball 155-165g. Womens ball 130-140g. The balls diameter has to be 21,5 - 22,5 cm. The bat can be maximum 90 cm long.
12840Most juice extracted from grapes by treading in two minutes (team)Ryno van Zyl, Gabriel JonkerSouth Africa, Worcester06 March 2004Gabriel Jonker and Ryno van Zyl (both South Africa) trod 50 kg (110 lb) of grapes in two minutes, resulting in 21.17 litres (37.25 pints) of juice being extracted at the WHOOSH festival, Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa on 6 March 2004.

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