Participants attempt to set, break world records at Lahore Expo Centre

Published: October 21, 2012
Two new world records were set today, while two records broken. PHOTO: GUINNESS

Two new world records were set today, while two records broken. PHOTO: GUINNESS

LAHORE: Following the Punjab Youth Festival’s triumph of breaking the world record of singing the national anthem simultaneously on Saturday, 13 new world records are being broken and set at Lahore Expo Centre on Sunday, Express News reported.

Setting records

Two new world records were set today.

Muhammad Noman set a record of wiring an electricity plug in 35.9 seconds, while 12-year-old Mehek set down all the pieces on a chess set in 45 seconds.

Mehek dedicated her accomplishment to 14-year-old child activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head last week by the Taliban.

Breaking records

The world record of kicking 335 head kicks was broken today.

Another world record was broken by Peshawar’s Ahmed Bodla who kicked 617 times in three minutes.

Punjab Youth Festival is underway in Lahore, where participants attempted setting new records of winning a chess game in 10 minutes, hitting the most tennis strokes, making the most rotis in a minute, and wearing cricket kit, making the most frog leaps in 30 seconds, wearing the most tee-shirts.

The event will last till 7pm, today.

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Reader Comments (6)

  • Uzair J
    Oct 21, 2012 - 6:12PM

    Keep Rocking Pakistanis – We need to show our true side which is not influenced or painted by the western & indian mediaRecommend

  • Tamoor R
    Oct 21, 2012 - 7:03PM

    Good Job Youth Pakistan… keep it up


  • raj
    Oct 21, 2012 - 10:42PM

    man seems really fun out there……….


  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Oct 21, 2012 - 10:51PM

    What nonsense? With the exception of very few, our youth is wasted.


  • iqra
    Oct 22, 2012 - 9:19AM

    world record of making rotis is the funniest ! :)


  • Raymond Davis
    Oct 25, 2012 - 3:29PM

    Funny????? It’s a waste of time.


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