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Odisha boy in Guinness for record on punches

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Published : Jan 11, 2018, 2:20 am IST
Updated : Jan 11, 2018, 2:20 am IST

He broke the previous record of Pakistan’s Muhammad Rashid, who had scored 377 punches in a minute in Karachi on October 22, 2016.

Satyapira Pradhan
 Satyapira Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: The Guinness Book of World Records has officially approved Satyapira Pradhan of Odisha’s Bhawanipatna for creating record in delivering most number of punches with one hand in a minute.

Reports on Wednesday said the Guinness World Records authorities have Tuesday approved the video sent by Pradhan after verifying it. With the final approval by the authorities in Guinness World Records in punching, Pradhan has become the first boy to achieve success in martial art in Odisha and only boy from Kalahandi district to have created the Guinness World Records.

 

A physiotherapy intern at Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital after completing medical course, Pradhan had registered his name in the Guinness World Records by striking 393 punches in one minute on June 20, 2017.

He broke the previous record of Pakistan’s Muhammad Rashid, who had scored 377 punches in a minute in Karachi on October 22, 2016. Pradhan’s glorious achievement was captured on camera through video recording and sent to Guinness World Records.

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