VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, July 7 (UPI) --
Residents of Vladivostok, Russia, Sunday broke the Guinness World Record for most participants in a living image, officials said.
A total of 26,904 Vladivostok residents came together at 7 a.m. on the city's Zolotoy Bridge and held red, blue and white flags in the air to create a living image of Russia's national flag, ITAR-Tass reported.
Guinness World Records Editor in Chief Craig Glenday attended the event and presented a document certifying the record to Vladivostok Mayor Igor Pushkarev.
The previous record was set in Pakistan, where 24,200 people created an image of the Pakistani flag.
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