Pakistan made eight world records in Punjab Youth Festival 2012, at National Hockey Stadium Lahore

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Pakistan has added its name in Guinness World Records (GWR) book.

Pakistani youngsters secured eight entries in the Guinness World Records (GWR) book at the Punjab Youth Festival 2012 in the National Hockey Stadium. A team of Guinness World Record (GWR) were also present at events to verify the records.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan and Punjab Sports Board DG Usman Anwar visited all the venues of the events as well as saw the world records being set by talented Pakistanis.

A team of Guinness World Record (GWR) was also present at events to verify the records. Guinness World Records adjudicator Gareth Deaves announced the results after peoper observation.

Pakistan successfully broke the Indian record of national anthem while 42,813 Pakistanis sang their national anthem at the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012.

Pakistanis set another world record as around 24,200 Pakistani students formed the world’s largest human national flag at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore, during the Punjab Youth Festiva.


Mehak Gull (12 years old girl) is the youngster record holder who took just 15 seconds in setting a chessboard, using only one hand while breaking the previous record set for one minute.


Ahmed Amin Bodla set a world record in GWR Book with kicking on punch bag for 616 times in three minutes, smashing the previous record of 612 kicks that was also set by a Pakistani.
His partner Ahmed Hussain, could not beat him but had managed to kick 312 times in the given time.

Mian Muhammad Nauman successfully set a new world record in plug wiring in 35.93 seconds.


Muhammad Mansha, an employee of Punjab Sports Board, became a world record holder as he managed to make chapatis (traditional bread) mixing, kneading, rotating and cooking three in three minutes and 14 seconds during the Punjab Youth festival.

Saadi Muhammad pulled a coaster van for 63.8 metres with his moustache to set a world record and secure his name in the Guinness World Record Book.

Daniyal Gill and Qamar Zaman set a world record as they kept the ball in the air with their heads for around 4.46 minutes and during that course of time, they headed the ball 335 times, breaking the previous record of 170 head hits.

Meanwhile, the other competitions were also held in the venue like cooking, naat, qirat eyc. Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif visited the whole vanue.


Punjab Youth Festival setting new world records by presstv