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New world records set at Pakistan festival

Oct. 21, 2012 at 11:55 AM   |   Comments

LAHORE, Pakistan, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Attendees at a Pakistani youth fair broke seven world records during the weekend.

New world records were set in most martial arts kicks in three minutes, plug wiring, fastest chess set up, cooking the most number of chapattis (bread), pulling a truck by a mustache and most football headers at the the Punjab Youth Festival in Lahore on Sunday, Geo News reported. On Saturday, attendees to the festival broke the record for most people singing a national anthem.

Ahmad Amin Bodla broke the record for most kicks, while the record of chess setup was broken by Mehar Gul and Mohammad Mansha broke the chapatti making record.

Noman Anjum set the world record in plug wiring and Mohammad Sadi set the world record of pulling a truck by a mustache. The record for football headers was set by Daniyal Gill and Qamar Zaman.

A team from Guinness World Records was at the festival to verify the records.

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