Fastest time to solve 5 Rubik's cubes: Bhargav Narasimhan breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
CHENNAI, India -- Bhargav Narasimhan, 22, an Indian student from the southern city of Chennai, has set a new Rubik's Cube record by solving five of the puzzles in just over a minute using only one hand; he achieved the feat in 1.23.93 minutes at an event in the city, breaking the existing Guinness World Records record of 1.52 minutes and setting the new world record for the Fastest time to solve 5 Rubik's cubes using one hand, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: A young Indian man has set a new Rubik's Cube record, solving five of the multi-coloured puzzles in just one minute and 23 seconds, using only one hand. Bhargav Narasimhan broke the previous Guinness World Records world record by almost 30 seconds. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the fastest time to solve 5 Rubik's cubes using one hand is 1 min 52.46 sec and was achieved by Yumu Tabuchi (Japan) on the set of Bikkuri Chojin Special #3 (Fuji TV) in Tokyo, Japan, on 15 March 2010.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most Rubik's cubes solved in 24 hours; it is 5,800 and was achieved by Eric Limeback (Canada) at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada on 3 October 2013. "I have broken the previous Guinness World Records record of solving five cubes one handed by almost 30 seconds. Speedcubing is my passion and I am addicted to it," Narasimhan said by telephone from Chennai.
Narasimhan began solving cubes about five years ago and devotes four hours a week to his passion. He has participated in 30 competitions held by the World Cube Association and holds 40 national records and two Asian records