Friday, July 8, 2016
Most people wearing head boppers: Newport breaks Guinness World Records record
NEWPORT, UK -- A Newport school has broken the Guinness World Record for the largest group of people wearing deely boppers; a total of 511 participants ( children, teaching staff and members of the community) joined in the event, which was organised by the Parents and Teachers Association (PTA), at High Cross Primary School in Rogerstone, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: A total of 511 participants took part in the record breaking attempt, which is more than the current record breaking amount, which stands at 465 people. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the largest gathering of people wearing head boppers is 465, and was achieved by Castle Park (USA) in Riverside California, USA, on 28 March 2015.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest gathering of people wearing helmets; it is 3,929 and was achieved by Ministry of Interior (UAE) at Baniyas stadium, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 13 March 2016.
A total of 511 participants took part in the record breaking attempt, which is more than the current Guinness World Records world record, which stands at 465 people.
The participants stood in a cordoned off area in rows of 25 for five minutes and 10 seconds to ensure the record attempt and to be accurately counted, The South Wales Argus reports.
Children as young as two years old took part in the attempt, donning a mini set of deely boppers, and spirits were high as enthusiastic stewards from Lloyds Banking helped out by singing songs.
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