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Top 7 Russians in the Guinness Book of Records
October 17, 2018 17:57


Russia boasts the world’s largest forest - the Siberian taiga, the world’s deepest lake – Baikal, and the largest Orthodox cathedral - Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow. And how about the most astounding records of the Russian people?

Here are Top 7 records of the Russians in the Guinness Book...
7. Rock musician Victor Zinchuk.
In 2001, the virtuoso guitarist played “The Bumblebee Flight” by Rimsky-Korsakov on the guitar at an extremely fast pace - 270 strokes per minute. Victor Zinchuk played 20 notes per second, thus having performed the composition in 24 seconds only.

6. Three hosts of "Russian Radio":  Vadim Voronov, Alisa Selezneva and Dmitry Olenin.
The presenters of the “Russian Peppers” radio cast, they managed to stay on the air for 60 hours non-stop, without sleep. It is known that the Russian stars, who visited the radio station during the marathon, were encouraging the record-breakers with coffee, toning teas and energy bars.

5. “Russian Ninja” Erik Mukhametshin from St. Petersburg is a world champion in parkour
In April 2010, in Warsaw, the famous traceur broke the record previously set by the English athlete Chase Hermitage. Erik jumped the so-called wallflip of 3 meters and 24 centimeters large. Moreover, when doing the flip trick, he jumped over a passing car.

4. Irina Rodnina is the famous Soviet figure skater, three-time Olympic and ten-time world champion, as well as a Russian public and states person.
An Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, she is registered in the Guinness Book of Records as an athlete who has not lost in any competition throughout her entire professional career. It is worth noting that Irina Rodnina collected a record number of medals, 33 of which are gold.


3. Alexander Muromsky, the captain of power team Russian Strongmen

set his 9th World Record in the Guinness Book of Records on May 7, 2015 in the town of Orel.
In one minute, the athlete bent 12 metal rods, each of them 10 mm thick, on his head.
The previous records of the Russian strongman are noteworthy as well: tearing 11 thousand-page directories in just a minute and breaking 23 metal bolts 30 cm long and 12 mm thick in a single minute.

2. Pilot Lev Kozlov is a 52-time world record holder in aircraft sports,
Lieutenant General of Aviation, Honored Military Pilot of the USSR, sniper pilot and Master of Sports of the USSR of international class. 
He got into the Guinness Book of Records for a round-the-world flight on the An-124 Ruslan in 1990.

In just 72 hours and 16 minutes of flight around the globe, the expedition headed by Lev Kozlov, covered the distance of 50,005 kilometers, 93% of which were over all the oceans of the globe.
In this flight, 7 world and 10 All-Union records were set.




1. Vladimir “Dynamite” Turchinsky

This unique super strongman is a Russian TV and radio host, athlete, showman, actor and entrepreneur. 

Vladimir is a record holder in power sports, as well as a holder of a diploma and a gold medal from the “International Guinness Book of Champions Club”.
Turchinsky's stunts that hit the Book of Records were extraordinarily spectacular: the athlete pushed off a 260-ton Ruslan aircraft, held an elephant weighing 3.5 tons, lifted a car with 12 passengers, and pulled a double-decker bus weighing 20 tons for the distance of 100 meters with his left hand only.

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Sources: https://cont.ws 


Author: Vera Ivanova

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