News about 'Guinness World Records'

Feb 15, 2014

Iglesia Ni Cristo Sets New Guinness World Record For Largest Charity Walk

Iglesia Ni Cristo Sets New Guinness World Record For Largest Charity Walk
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The Iglesia Ni Cristo sets a new Guinness World Record for the largest charity walk in a single venue with 175,409 participants, beating the previous record of 77,500 by Singapore. The event known as “Worldwide Walk,” was held in Roxas Boulevard and started early this morning. Police estimated the crowds to be about 1.5 million. […]


Oct 30, 2013

World’s Tallest Man Sultan Kosen Ties Knot with Merve Dibo

World's Tallest Man
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World’s tallest man: Sultan Kosen Credit: Guinness World Records The world’s tallest man Sultan Kosen married Merve Dibo in Southern Turkey on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Kosen, 31-year-old native of Ankara, was awarded as the Guinness World’s Tallest Man in 2011. Standing at 8 feet and 3 inches, Kosen is 2 feet and 7 inches […]


Mar 12, 2013

Longest female legs: World’s record holder is hoops coach Svetlana Pankratova

Svetlana Pankratova longest femaie legs
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Longest female legs Credit: Video grab/APVideoVault The world record for the longest female legs belongs to Russian Svetlana Pankratova, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Her long legs reportedly measure about four feet and four inches. Pankratova, a former Russian and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) basketball player, is now an assistant coach for […]


Feb 11, 2013

Lolong dead: Guinness World Records’ world’s largest crocodile in captivity dies

Lolong dead: Guinness World Records' world's largest crocodile in captivity dies
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Manila, Philippines – Lolong, Guinness World Records’ world’s largest crocodile in captivity, is dead. Dr. Alex Collantes of the Davao Crocodile Park in Davao City confirmed the bad news to Bunawan, Agusan del Sur Mayor Edwin Elorde, who announced it to local media. Crocodile Lolong, the world’s largest crocodile in captivity by Guinness World Records […]


Jan 30, 2013

100 Foot-Wave Surfing? Garrett McNamara may break his own Guinness record for surfing largest wave ever ridden (Photo)

100 Foot-Wave Surfing? Garrett McNamara may break his own Guinness record for surfing largest wave ever ridden (Photo)
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Could Garrett McNamara be the first 100-foot wave surfer? Well, that is what surfing experts are expecting, after the Hawaiian surfer tried to break his own record, as shown in the photo below. McNamara, 45, currently holds a Guinness World Record title for surfing the world’s largest wave ever ridden. As noted at Guardian this […]


Jan 4, 2013

World’s shortest escalator found in Japan goes viral (Video)

World's shortest escalator found in Japan goes viral (Video)
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The so-called world’s shortest escalator can be found in Japan, as shown in the video below, which is now going viral. There were earlier videos (as early as 2008) about it, but the latest YouTube video is the longest so far, which was uploaded on Wednesday, January 2, 2012, and has a guide for tourists […]


Dec 6, 2012

Tallest woman dies: Yao Defen Passed Away in China at 39 (Photo)

World's tallest woman dies
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The world’s tallest woman, Yao Defen, has died in the province of Anhui in eastern China last November 13, 2012, according to a news report by the Chinese state media. She was 39. At 7 feet and 7 inches (233.3 centimeters) tall, the Chinese was certified by the Guinness World Records as the tallest woman […]


Dec 5, 2012

World’s oldest person dies, Besse Cooper passes away at the age of 116

Worlds oldest person Besse Cooper grandson
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Besse Cooper, the world’s oldest person, dies on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the age of 116. Cooper, who was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest living person, celebrated her 116th birthday last August 26, which was marked with a ceremony of a completed bridge in Georgia, USA. Besse Cooper, and grandson […]


Nov 28, 2012

Jalyessa Walker Backflips: Soldier and Former Cheerleader Sets New World Record Of 49 Consecutive Backflips (Video)

Jalyessa Walker Backflips
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Jalyessa Walker backflips Image Credit: El Paso Times U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Jalyessa Walker sets a new world record for the most consecutive backflips on Saturday, November 24, international news sites reported on Monday, November 26, 2012. According to reports, Walker, a former cheerleader, broke the world record by flipping 49 times across a college […]


Oct 27, 2012

Most Breastmilk Donated Guinness World Records award given to Alicia Richman of Texas

Most breastmilk donated Alicia Richman Guinness World Records
By in Amazing, Lifestyle, Parenting, United States, World No comments

Alicia Richman, of Grandbury, Texas, was recently awarded by the Guinness World Records for her record of the most breastmilk donated, which went to Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT), a nonprofit organization founded in 2003 that aims to collect breastmilk donation for critically ill and premature babies. Alicia Richman of Texas, showing her […]