Monday, January 3, 2011
Youngest World Map Memorizer: 6-Year-Old Mohamed Ashik set world record
MADURAI, Tamil Nadu, India--6-year-old Mohamed Ashik of Noyes Matriculation Hr Sec School, Madurai, memorized and pointed out the name of 195 countries on a plain World Map (91.5 x 58 cms) within 3 minutes , setting the world record for the Youngest World Map Memorizer.
The world record was sponsored by:
- Rev. A. Christopher, Bishop, CSI Church;
- Er. Solai M.Raja, President, Tamilnadu Kabadai Association;
- P.M. Mannan;
- DY. Mayer Corporation of Madurai; - Mrs. Dhanavathi Rajkumar.
The Guinness world record for the most random objects memorized was achieved by Jayasimha Ravirala (India) who recalled 200 random items in the order that they were read to him at the Sri Thyagaraya Gana Sabha, Hyderabad, India.
Guinness World Records also recognized the record for the most birth dates memorised: 20 which was achieved by Jayasimha Ravirala (India) at KRS auditorium, Vashakhapatnam, India.