Qatar Broke 10 Guinness World Records in 2022 Pt.2

  • Publish date: Sunday، 20 November 2022
Qatar Broke 10 Guinness World Records in 2022 Pt.2

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July 18, 2022
Most World Athletics Championships gold medals won in the high jump (male)

Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar, known as the "golden falcon," won the high jump event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London with a leap of 2.35 meters. Similar to this, he also won a gold medal at the Doha-hosted 2019 IAAF World Championships with a winning height of 2.37m. And in the Oregon, USA venue of the 2022 World Athletics Championships, Mutaz once again cleared 2.37m to take first place. The great high jumper from Qatar holds the Guinness Global Record for "the most World Athletics Championships gold medals earned in the high jump (male)" with these three gold medals from three straight world championships!

June 6, 2022
Largest external 360° screen

The Torch Doha is the product of extensive architectural, technical, and technological design. It was originally constructed and sculpted to resemble a massive torch for the 15th Asian Games in 2006 and is known as such. A Guinness World Record for having the "biggest external 360-degree screen" all around the tower was set on May 31, 2022, despite the fact that it is not the tallest structure in the world. The display has an area of 11,345 square meters (112,116 square feet and 81 square inches). The accomplishment was acknowledged on June 13, 2022, when the screen was formally unveiled and a movie promoting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, complete with a fireworks spectacular and laser show, was shown.

May 12, 2022
Tallest freestanding 3D printed tower

Technology is really advancing rapidly, as demonstrated by Qatar's pavilion at the Floriade Expo 2022, which will be held in the Netherlands. The numerous pigeon towers in Qatar served as inspiration for Qatar's contribution to the Expo, which had the theme "Desert Nest." The tower was built by a Qatari team using 3D printing technology and is 12.1 meters tall, breaking the previous record for the "tallest tower made of 3D-printed concrete." The structure took about 100 hours to complete and was constructed from sustainable materials and concrete.

March 25, 2022
Most nationalities in a yoga lesson

114 yoga enthusiasts from all nations attended a class that the Indian Sports Center at the Indian Embassy of India organized. Each participant wore a placard that represented their home nation. For 40 minutes, participants practiced various yoga postures and poses simultaneously at the Aspire Academy Indoor Football Pitch. The event's organisers held it in an effort to surpass the previous record of 112 nationalities in a yoga class, but they also wanted to bring people from various countries together and celebrate Qatar's multicultural lifestyle and the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar.

Bonus: World’s largest football (soccer ball)-February 12, 2013

Qatar successfully defended its candidacy in 2010 to be awarded the right to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022, making it the first Middle Eastern nation to do so. After obtaining that distinction, Qatar continued and in 2013 established yet another Guinness World Record by constructing the largest football ever! The project was created and funded by Doha Bank to honor the forthcoming hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup as well as the country's growing role in international soccer.

The ball was initially constructed in Pakistan by 15 workers over the course of four consecutive weeks using the same components that are required to make an authentic soccer ball, in accordance with FIFA specifications. Then it was deflated and transported to Qatar, where it was presented in the Lulu Hypermarket parking lot on D-Ring Road. The soccer ball breaks the previous record by more than 2 meters and 200 kilograms, measuring 38.30m (125ft, 8in) in circumference and weighing 960kg!

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