Longest basketball game-world record set by Sibiu players
[Aug 30] SIBIU, Romania--A group of 24 enthusiastic young people
from Sibiu, Romania, managed to beat the new world record for the
longest basketball game, playing for full 80 hours, from August
2nd, 11am to August 5th, 19pm.The final score was 5040-5003 for
the Red Team.
This new world record is now included in our (online)
World Records Encyclopedia, the World's largest colection of world
records and will be also printed in our Book of World Records-2008
The previous old record has been set just two weeks
before that, when a group of kids from Crawley, UK, played for 72
Basketball game World Record Teams The Red Team:
Horia Octavian Opris (1); Dan Oancea (2); Tudor Daniel Coroian (3);
Nicu Scorvelciu (4); Ovidiu Valentin Olteanu (5); Marius Mutu(6);
Bogdan Brylynski (7); Sorin Bajan (8); Rares Bleahu (9); Marius
Falamas (10); Mihai Iacob (11); Andrei Telespan (12).
The Black Team:
Radu Emil Musoaie(1), Bogdan Badila (2), Sabin Sopa Ioan (3), Bogdan
Bungarzan (4), Stefan Aristide Hila (5), Alexandru David(6), Calin
Gavozdea (7), Tudor Marica (8), Razvan Luca(9), Paul Vacaru (10),
Cosmin Damian (11), Dan Marginean (12).
"Everyone involved in the attempt (almost
100 people, including players, referees, stewards, witnesses, doctors)
dedicated the attempt to Elemer Tordai, a 35-year old basketball
player who passed away in July this year."
"He was one of the best players in the history
of CSU Sibiu, being an idol for the younger, but also for the older
fans"- Claudiu Hila, President of "The
6th Player" Association.