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Georgian strongman pulls boat with only one finger

By
Ben Hooper

Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A Georgian strongman may have set a new world record when he used only a single finger to pull a 220-ton boat a distance of about 16 feet.

A video recorded Sunday shows Giorgi Rostomashvili using a rope tied around his middle finger to pull the Tamara 2, an ocean tug boat weighing about 220 tons.

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The boat moved about 16 feet toward shore while Rostomashvili pulled.

The Georgian Records Federation said the attempt was a national record for the heaviest boat pulled with a single finger. The federation said evidence from the attempt is being submitted to Guinness World Records.

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