Russians achievements of the Guinness Book of Records
• Russians Achievements of the Guinness World Records
Guinness book of records - a very popular publication. Once, she even got on their own pages, as the most selling book every year. In the history of all three editions surpass the Guinness Book of Records for the number of printed copies - that's the Bible, the Koran and the Quotations of Mao Zedong. On the Records page repeatedly fell and the Russians. Here are seven of the most interesting and not beaten by any other achievements.
1. Swim Chukotka-Alaska
Swimmers Nicholas and Natalie Pietrzak Usachev from the Krasnoyarsk Territory were able to overcome by swimming 134 kilometers of the Arctic and the Pacific, reaching, thus, from Chukotka to Alaska. They set a record for distance swim in cold water, for which they were awarded the right to carry the Olympic flame in 2014.
2 Jump off the wall
Erik Mukhametshin - known tracer from St. Petersburg set a world record for a jump away from the wall. The athlete did a somersault off the wall 3 meters 20 centimeters, breaking the record set by British athletes. Failed to surpass the achievement of 16 cm. The jump was so that Eric could jump to be near the car.
3. 69 children
The largest number of children born by a woman - 69. This record was established 200 years ago, the wife of a peasant Fyodor Vasilyev from Shumsky county. The woman gave birth to 27 times throughout his life, having given birth to twins at the same time 16. Another interesting fact that most children are able to live in those days to maturity.
4. "Flight of the Bumblebee"
In 2001, the guitar virtuoso Victor Zinchuk set a world record for speed of execution, "Flight of the Bumblebee" by Rimsky-Korsakov. Especially the guitar was 270 beats per minute. One second Zinchuk removed 20 notes. Beat his record could only Brazilian Thiago Della Vega, increasing frequency in 2008 to 320 beats!
5. The first among equals
Rodnina Irina Konstantinova - the legendary Soviet figure skater took the Olympic gold three times, ten times won the world championship. The Guinness Book of Records, she got because throughout his career skater never lost in any competition.
6. The Russian athlete
Alexander Muromsky not just a record-book. He ninefold champion. His last record he set May 7, 2015 in the city of Orel, when he was able to bend his head 12 iron bars of 10 mm diameter.
7. As a bird
Valentine Zakoretskaya loved skydiving. As a result, I got into the Guinness Book of Records three times as parachutist woman with the greatest number of jumps. She has more than 11,500 sorties. Of the men, it could overtake the only two people!