21 of the latest and greatest Guinness World Record-breakers

Some of these are very unusual!

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by Anna Sky Hulton |

Guinness World Records have just released details of some of their latest and greatest record-breakers and there's quite a selection of weird and wonderful records that have been broken. Whether it's a British-held world record for the largest knitting needles, or a Malaysian-held record for the most dice balanced on a cat's paw, it's in the is list! There's also a few hula-hoop records including most hula-hoops spun simultaneously on multi-body parts (pictured above) and longest duration performing a six hula hoop box split. Wow!

Check out a selection of some of the latest Guinness World Records:

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Fastest 100m on a space hopper (female)

The fastest 100m on a space hopper (female) is 38.22 secs and was achieved by Ali Spagnola at UCLA's Drake Track & Field Stadium in Los Angeles, USA, on 9th March 2017.

Other records released include the oldest professional club DJ, who is Sumiko Iwamuro aka DJ Sumirock, from Japan. He plays a monthly at a club in Tokyo and is aged 83, as of 25th May 2018.

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All of these records and more are included in the latest edition of the Guinness World Records 2019, which is out in shops today (6th September).

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