Nepal – the country of Mt. Everest and Buddha

Nepal – the country of Mt. Everest and Buddha

Nepali man holds world record for fourth time by shaking hands

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 25, 2010


ENGLISH NEWS CHINA

KATHMANDU, July 25 (Xinhua): Third time world record holder Rohit Timilsina from Nepal has again registered his name in the Guinness Book of World Record for the fourth time as he shook hands for 19 hours and 35 minutes on Saturday, according to the official website of GBWR.

Timilsina shook hands with his brother Santosh Timilsina to keep his name in the Record Book. Timilsina brothers had started to shake hands from 3:25 p.m. on July 23. By shaking hand, Timilsina wanted to spread the message of lasting peace and brotherhood through this record.

The brothers broke the record of Mathew Rosen and Joe Ackerman for 15 hours 30 minutes 45 seconds held on Nov.21, 2009.

Timilsina has the record of holding 21 tennis balls in one hand on June 14, 2008. On Dec. 21, 2009 Timilsina held the record of kissing 116 people out of which 20 percent were the HIV-infected persons. His third record was holding 24 golf balls in 30 seconds for 3 minutes 52 seconds on May 15, 2010.

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