Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List


IDRecordWhoWhatWhereWhenExplain
15211Farthest run one hour (female)Dire TuneCzech Republic, Ostrava12 June 2008Dire Tune (Ethiopia)18,517 mOstrava, Czech Republic12 June 2008
15212Freediving - No limit (women)Tanya StreeterUnited Kingdom, Providenciales17 April 2002160 m (525 ft) Tanya Streeter (USA) The Turks and Caicos Islands 17 August 2002The dive lasted 3 minutes 26 seconds. In addition to exceeding the women's record it is now also the overall free diving record. No-limits free diving involves descending on a weighted 'sled' attached to a cable, and then ascending back to the surface by inflating a liftbag.
15213Farthest shot put (male) (indoors)Randy BarnesUnited States, Los Angeles20 January 198922.66 m (74 ft 4.12 in)Randy Barnes (USA)Los Angeles, California, USA20 January 1989
15214Longest triple jump (male)Jonathan EdwardsSweden, Gothenburg07 August 199518.29 m (60 ft 0.78 in)Jonathan Edwards (Uk)Gothenburg, Sweden7 August 1995
15215Farthest long jump (male)Mike PowellJapan, Tokyo30 August 19918.95 m (29 ft 4.36 in)Mike Powell (USA)Tokyo, Japan30 August 1991
15216Fastest steeplechase 3,000 metres (male)Saif Saaeed Shaheen7/53.63 minute(s), second(s)Belgium, Brussels03 September 20043,000 m steeplechase7:53.63Saif Saaeed Shaheen (Qatar)Brussels, Belgium3 September 2004
15217Farthest discus throw (male)Jürgen SchultGermany, Neubrandenburg06 June 198674.08 m (243 ft 0.53 in)Jürgen Schult (GDR)Neubrandenburg, Germany6 June 1986
15218Fastest hurdles 400 metres (male)Kevin YoungSpain, Barcelona06 August 1992400 m46.78Kevin Young (USA)Barcelona, Spain6 August 1992
15219Farthest hammer throw (men)Yuriy SedykhGermany, Stuttgart30 August 198686.74 m (284 ft 7 in)Yuriy Sedykh (USSR, now Russia)Stuttgart, Germany30 August 1986
15220Fastest run 200 metres (female)Florence Griffith-JoynerKorea (South), Seoul29 September 1988200 m21.34Florence Griffith-Joyner (USA)Seoul, South Korea29 September 1988
15221First USB stick singleKeanefirstUnited Kingdom, 01 January 2009Keane released the first USB stick single, "Nothing in My Way" in 2006.
15222Highest score on Sonic the HedgehogMichael SrokaUnited States, DetroitOn 15 May 2011, Michael Sroka (USA) scored 812,140 points on Sonic the Hedgehog (Sega, 1991).
15223Most successful series on recordNow!Not ApplicableIt was announced in May 2010 that the Now! series had passed the 200-million sales mark around the world.
15224Highest grossing day for an animationShrek the Third (USA, 2007)47077497 US dollar(s), Shrek the Third (USA, 2007) grossed $47,077,497 (£30 million) on Saturday, 19 May 2007 - the highest grossing day for an animation.
15225Fastest walk 10,000 metres (female)Nadezhda Ryashkina41/56.23 minute(s), second(s)United States, Seattle, Washington24 July 199010,000 m41:56.23Nadezhda Ryashkina (USSR)Seattle, Washington, USA24 July 1990
15226Largest autoclaveASC Process Systems2321 cubic metre(s)United States, USA01 January 2006In August 2006 ASC Process Systems (USA) announced it had built an autoclave with an internal volume of 2,321 m³ (82,000 ft³).It is designed to process components of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft by subjecting them to temperatures of up to 232° C (450° F) and pressures of up to 10.2 bar.
15227Longest animal penisBlue whaleNot ApplicableIn absolute terms, the longest penis belongs to the blue whale at up to 2.4 m (8 ft).
15228Longest golf holeUnknownThe longest hole in the world is the 7th hole (par-7) of the Satsuki GC, Sano, Japan, which measures 881 m (964 yd).
15229Best-selling fashion brandNike19000000000 US dollar(s)United States, Nike had sales of $19 billion (£11.7 billion) in the fiscal year ending 31 May 2010.
15230Tallest airport control towerKLIA 2 Air Traffic Control TowerMalaysia, Sepang,,Kuala Lumpur International Airport30 April 2013The tallest airport control tower is Tower West at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, which measures 133.8 m (438 ft 11.71 in) tall and was completed on 30 April 2013.The tower was built as part of the new KLIA2 terminal at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in order to accommodate an increased amount of air traffic.
15231Smallest drum kit peripheralBand Hero DS (Activision, 2009)03 November 2009Fitting over the lower screen of the DS Lite, the Drum Grip peripheral released for Band Hero DS (Activision, 2009) is the smallest videogame drum kit. The grip, made out of silicone rubber, fits over the Lite's 133 mm by 73.9 mm (5.2 in x 2.9 in) frame but is not compatible with the original DS or the newer DSI.
15232Tallest pyramidThe Great PyramidEgyptThe pyramid of Khufu at Giza, Egypt, is the world's tallest. Also known as the Great Pyramid, it was 146.7 m (481.4 ft) high when completed around 4,500 years ago, but erosion and vandalism have reduced its height to 137.5 m (451.4 ft) high today.Khufu is also known as Cheops in Greek.
15233Oldest extrasolar planetM4 globular cluster06 January 2004The oldest planet yet discovered in our galaxy is an extrasolar planet in the globular cluster M4, some 5,600 light years from Earth. With an age estimated at at least 10 billion years, this distant planet is more than twice as old as the Solar System. Its discovery was announced in July 2003.
15234Tallest mountain faceThe Rupal face of Nanga ParbatPakistan, Himalayas02 December 2004The Rupal face of Nanga Parbat, in the western Himalayas, Pakistan, is a single rise of some 5,000 m (16,000 ft) from the valley floor to the summit. The mountain itself, with a summit at 8,125 m (26,656 ft), is the 8th highest mountain in the world and the highest mountain in Pakistan.Pic: Alamy
15235Oldest multi-track digital recording studioSound 80 StudiosfirstUnited States, MinneapolisSound 80 Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, was constructed in 1970 and became the world's first multi-track digital recording studio in collaboration with the 3M Company, the developer of multi-track digital recording. The studio complex is now part of Orfield Laboratories.The Studio complex is an internationally known perceptual and analytical research laboratory. The first record released under the Sound 80 Digital label was Appalachian Spring, by the St Paul Chamber Orchestra in 1978, which won an American Grammy Award, the first Grammy Award for a digital recording.
15236Largest dog shelterUte Langenkamp: Iubiti MaidaneziiRomania, PitestiThe largest dog rescue shelter is Ute Langenkamp: Iubiti Maidanezii near Pitesti, Romania, which can comfortably house up to 3,000 dogs over an area of 45,543 m² (490,220 ft²). The German-Romanian project has been involved in the sheltering, treating and re-homing of dogs since May 2001.Typically street dogs are rescued from inhumane extermination, fed properly, medically treated (including sterilization) and those who are fit, are re-housed/adopted.As of November 2004, the shelter currently holds 2,535 adult dogs, 513 puppies and 53 cats, but that number varies between 2,900-3,100.The area measurement includes all buildings, including store-houses, equipment rooms.The record is based on the number of dogs it can adequately hold, and must have an active programme of re-homing.
15237Longest skewer of kebab meatMeinen AG245.4 metre(s)Switzerland, Wyssachen BernThe longest skewer of kebab meat is 245.4 m (805.12 ft) and was achieved by Meinen AG (Switzerland) in Wyssachen, Bern, Switzerland, on 24 May 2011. It took 500 kg of charcoal on a 30-metre grill to cook the record-breaking kebab. The meat itself weighed 350 kg.
15238Largest fountainThe Sahagu Office of Busan2519 square metre(s)Korea (South), Busan,,Dadaepo BeachThe largest fountain is the musical fountain at Dadaepo Beach. The fountain measures 2,519m2 (27,114 ft2 26in2) and was built by Sahagu Office in Busan, South Korea, on 30 May, 2009.Fountains typically spray water from a water tank. This particular fountain, however, sprays water from the ground and offers various fountain shows without the need of a water tank. The water reaches a height of 55 metres (180 ft 5in), there are 1,046 nozzles, 1,148 lights and it cost an estimated $6.1 million to build (£3.74 million).
15239Largest glow in the dark paintingNissan207.68 square metre(s)United Kingdom, Alton, Hampshire20 March 2015The largest glow in the dark painting is 207.68 m² (681.36 ft²) and was achieved by Nissan (Japan) at The Black Hangar Studios, Alton, Hampshire, UK, on 20th March 2015.The mammoth painting was created by artist Ian Cook of Popbangcolour who used the tyres of the Nissan LEAF car to drive the glow-in-the-dark paint across the surface of the canvas. The image took five days to create.
15240Highest migrantBar-headed goose (Anser indicus)Asia01 January 2010The bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) of Central Asia migrates through the Himalayas mountain range at an altitude of 10,175 m (33,380 ft) - a height at which the air is so thin not even helicopters can fly. The goose´s large wing area and efficient oxygen uptake means that it can fly higher than other birds of the same size, and its unrivalled strength allows it to cope with headwinds that would knock other birds out of the sky.The bar-headed goose migrates to avoid monsoon summers and freezing winters.

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