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Japanese student snaps fingers nearly 300 times in a minute

By
Daniel Uria
A Japanese student snapped his fingers 296 times in a minute to claim the Guinness World Record for most finger snaps in one minute. Satoyuki Fujimura attempted the record on Japanese TV show Tantei! Knightscoop.
 Screen capture/Guinness World Records/YouTube
A Japanese student snapped his fingers 296 times in a minute to claim the Guinness World Record for most finger snaps in one minute. Satoyuki Fujimura attempted the record on Japanese TV show Tantei! Knightscoop. Screen capture/Guinness World Records/YouTube

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A Japanese student set a world record by snapping his fingers nearly 300 times in a minute while competing on a game show.

Satoyuki Fujimura snapped his fingers 296 times to claim the Guinness World Record for "Most finger snaps in one minute" on Japanese TV show Tantei! Knightscoop

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Guinness World Records judge Kaoru Ishikawa reviewed the footage of Satoyuki's attempt alongside two professional sound engineers to tally the number of audible clicks made using his thumb and middle finger.

Satoyuki said he learned the technique from his mother when he was a teenager.

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