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.
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.
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.