Friday, September 12, 2014
Most people jumping rope Double Dutch:Taiwan breaks Guinness World Records' record (VIDEO)
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A total of 750 students from 14 primary and middle schools participated in the sporting event held at the Hsinchuang Stadium in the city of New Taipei; 597 of them managed to successfully jump rope together for one minute without tripping, as part of a campaign to promote physical education, setting the new world record for the Most people jumping rope in a Game of Double Dutch,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Students from 14 schools challenge the "Most People Skipping Double Dutch Simultaneously World Record" at the Hsinchuang Stadium in Xinbei City, southeast China's Taiwan, Sept. 9, 2014. The Guinness world record for the most people skipping double dutch style was achieved by 597 participants at the event to promote physical education Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua/Wang Qingqin (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the most people skipping on the same rope at the same time is 292 at an event organised by the College of Engineering, Pune, India.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Largest rope, set by a rope measuring 251 m (823 ft) long, with a diameter of 2.2 m (7 ft 2 in); it was made from rice straw and was used for tug of war by citizens of Uiryeonggun, South Korea. Weighing 54,500 kg (120,150 lb), it is the largest rope made from natural materials.
Students in Taiwan have set a new World Record for the most people simultaneously jumping rope in a game of Double Dutch.
A total of 750 students from 14 primary and middle schools participated in the sporting event held at the Hsinchuang Stadium in the city of New Taipei.
Most people jumping rope Double Dutch style
597 of them managed to successfully jump rope together for one minute without tripping, as part of a campaign to promote physical education.
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