Largest stadium banner: Penarol fans sets world record (Video)
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- At their Libertadores Cup match with Independiente, Penarol's fans unfurled a giant banner with the team's yellow and black colors to mark their 120th birthday; the banner measured 310 by 48 meters (1017 by 157 feet), covers 15,000 square meters, cost $33,500 and took 300 fans just to carry to the ground
, setting the world record for the Largest stadium banner.
Photo: Fans of Uruguayan soccer club Penarol display a giant banner measuring 310 by 48 meters (1017 by 157 feet) at the beginning of a Copa Libertadores soccer match against Argentina's Independiente at Centenario stadium in Montevideo. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the Longest banner was set by a cloth banner measuring 50.4 km (31.3 miles) long and 1 metre (3.2ft) wide in Mumbai (Bombay), India.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest banner: 54,451 m² (586,103.34 ft²), achieved by Grace Galindez-Gupana in Bar Yeuda, Massada, Israel.