The World record of ‘highest altitude free fall jump without drogue parachute’ has been achieved by Mr. Felix Baumgartner from Austria.
On October 14, 2012; Mr. Baumgartner, an skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper set world records for skydiving an estimated 39 km (24 mi), reaching an estimated speed of 1,357.64 km/h (843.6 mph), or Mach 1.25.
The World Record of ‘most runs in international cricket’ has been achieved by
Mr. Sachin Tendulkar from India.
Mr. Tendulkar is the leading run scorer in the international cricket as he scored 34357 runs in 664 matches during 782 innings with an average of 48.52.
The World Record of ‘fastest car’ in the world has been achieved by Hennessey Venom.
The Venom GT is the fastest car in the world when tested again on February 14, 2014 at NASA runway in Florida. The track was only 3.22 miles long, thus limiting it top speed to 270 mph. Hennessey Venom GT: 270 mph (435 km/h), 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds, has a 7.0 liter LS7 Turbocharged V8 Twin Turbo V8 Engine producing 1244 hp.
The World Record of ‘highest altitude free fall jump with a drogue parachute’ has been achieved by Mr. Alan Eustace from USA
On October 24, 2014, Eustace made a jump from the stratosphere. The launch-point for his jump was from an abandoned runway in Roswell, New Mexico. He reached a reported maximum altitude 135,889.108 ft, 25.736573 miles (41.419000 km). His descent to Earth lasted 15 minutes and stretched nearly 26 miles (42 km) with peak speeds exceeding 821.45 miles (1,322.00 km) per hour and total free fall distance (123,334 ft=37,617 m).
The World Record of ‘rotation of hand with largest angle’ has been achieved by Ms. Ishita Goel from Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
Ms. Ishita can rotate her Hand by Three Hundred Sixty (360˚) degrees.
The World Record of ‘largest collection of Pokémon memorabilia’ has been achieved by Ms. Lisa Courtney from Hertfordshire, UK.
The collection includes Fourteen Thousand Four Hundred Ten (14,410) Pokémon items brought from the UK, USA, France and Japan.
The World Record of ‘largest Spider’ has been achieved by male goliath bird-eating spider from Surinam, Guyana, French Guiana, Venezuela and Brazil.
The Goliath bird-eater (Theraphosa blondi) is a spider belonging to the tarantula family Theraphosidae. It is considered to be the largest spider in the world. It is the largest spider by mass.
The World Record of ‘largest kitty toy collection’ has been achieved by Ms. Brit from Exeter, Devon, England.
Till December 31, 2014; Ms. Brit has a collection of Four Thousand Forty (4040) kitty toys.
The World Record of ‘largest collection of stamps on the theme wild life’ has been achieved by Mr. Jessica D’Onofrio from Chicago, USA.
As on September 11, 2014; Mr. D’Onofrio has a collection of 975 (Nine Hundred Seventy Five) stamps on the theme wild life. His collection has stamps from thirteen countries.
The World Record of ‘largest number of medals distributed by an individual’ has been achieved by Mr. Kishore Tare from Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
Mr. Tare has distributed Two Thousand Eight Hundred (2800) medals to various gleaming children for their excellent performance in a particular field.