Author: Sanket Kusmude

Japanese sisters, Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama have earned a place in the Guinness World Records book. They are the World’s Oldest Identical Twins Alive (female). Surprisingly, they both are also the oldest identical twins ever (female) at 107 years and 300 days old as verified by the Guinness World Records on 1 September 2021. Umeno and Koume were born on 5th November 1913 on Shodo Island, in West Japan and were the third and fourth siblings of a large family of eleven children. Both the sisters had a tough childhood as they were frequently bullied but that did not…

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Charlotte Guttenberg is a tattoo freak. With 91.5% of her body tattooed as verified in Florida, USA, on 7 November 2017 by the Guinness World Records. Charlotte has earned the title of the Most tattooed senior citizen (female). Even after three years, Charlotte did not stop covering her body in ink. As of now 98.75% of her body immersed in ink. She earned two more titles in addition to per previous one. One being the Most Tattooed Woman Ever and other The Most Tattooed Woman Living. All her life, Charlotte always expressed admiration for Isobel Varley, a former record holder…

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Zion Clark, an actor, author, athlete, entrepreneur and motivational speaker from USA created a record for fastest 20 metres walking on hands for the Guinness World Records. He did this at his former high school gym in Massillon, Ohio, USA, on 15 February, 2021. Clark achieved the record in just 4.78 seconds. According to Clark, his record was the result of the combined efforts and support from his family, close friends and most importantly from his track coach, Butch Reynolds. Reynolds is an Olympic Gold Medalist and Guinness World Records title holder himself; who mentally prepared him for attempting this…

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Wildine Aumoithe, has set a new world record for the Shortest Female Living (non-mobile). She is an 18-year-old woman from North Miami Beach, Florida, USA. She measures just 72 centimetres (28.3 in). Guinness World Records confirmed her record on 13 October 2021. Her main motivation for achieving this record was to encourage other short people in the world. Her height was measured thrice on the day of the record attempt. Michael Empric was the adjudicator of Guinness World Records. He presented Wildine with her certificate for being the world’s shortest non-mobile woman. Wildine is also proud to be the first…

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A fifteen-year-old Canadian teenager from Montreal’s, Olivier Rioux, measuring 226.9 centimetres (7ft 5.33 in) has gained entry into the new Guinness World Records 2022. He was declared as the tallest male teen in the world by the Guinness World Records in September 2021. Olivier was born weighing 7.5 pounds and grew to 16 pounds in his first month. His rapid growth led him to grow up to a height of 5 ft 2 in in grade 5. Rioux’s entire family is tall. Taking this into consideration, the doctors anticipated his height to be around 6 ft 5 in at his…

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Spanish super centenarian Saturnino de la Fuente García has been confirmed as the World’s Oldest Person Living (male). He was an astounding age of 112 years and 211 days old, by the Guinness World Records as on 10 September 2021. He is also the last known Spanish-born person born before 1910. Saturnino was born in Puente Castro, a neighbourhood of León, in the northwest of Spain on 11 February 1909. He was born to Salustiano and Josefa de la Fuente García. But he always decided to celebrate his birth anniversary on 8 February. He has seven daughters currently and had…

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Pratik Mohite, a twenty-five-year-old Indian man has grabbed the Guinness World Record title of being the Shortest Competitive Bodybuilder (male) in the world as verified in February 2021. It’s interesting to note that, it was Mohite’s friend who suggested him to apply for the Guinness World Records. He has proudly gained entry into the Guinness Book of World Records 2022 after the delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Pratik Mohite measures 102 centimetres (3 ft 4 in) and started his bodybuilding career in 2012, at his village Dolavali in Raigarh. He overcame several challenges to make a mark for himself…

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Born in 1971, in New Zealand, as Gregory Paul McLaren with Australian Aboriginal heritage, Lucky Diamond Rich holds the Guinness World Record for the World’s Most Tattooed Person since 2006. He is 100 percent tattooed and took over the title of being the world’s most tattooed man from Tom Leppard. Rich has tattoos covering his whole body, including ears, mouth, foreskin and insides of his eyelids. Lucky Rich joined circus at the age of 16 and became a performer. Today, he is a performance artist, street performer and international arts festival performer whose acts include sword swallowing and juggling chainsaws…

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The shortest married couple listed in the Guinness World Records are Paulo Gabriel da Silva and Katyucia Lie Hoshino from Brazil, with a combined height of 181.41 centimetres (71.42 in) as verified in Itapeva, São Paulo, Brazil, on 3rd November 2016. This Brazilian couple first met online in 2006 through Orkut, a now defunct social networking site before they first met in person on 20 December 2008 and began dating. They tied the knot on 17 September 2016, after eight years being together. Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros is 90.28 centimetres (35.54 in) tall while Katyucia Lie Hoshino is 91.13…

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It is hard to hold our breath for a longer duration of time and when it comes to holding your breath underwater, most of us would not even try. But Croatian diver, Budimir Šobat broke the Guinness World Record by holding his breath underwater for almost 25 minutes which is, to many, the breath-taking record par excellence. Šobat made this new record in the city of Sisak. This was an attempt to promote the city and raise some money for the people in need. as Sisak was hit by a strong earthquake in December 2020. He held his breadth for…

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