Turks break 12 records in 2012

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Turkish people earned places in the Guinness Book of World Records 2012 with 12 unique records in 2012.

The records vary from making the biggest pasta box to measuring the most people’s blood sugar in the shortest time, the Guinness World Records adjudicator and representative for Turkey, Seyda Subası Gemici, said.

The largest box of pasta was 1.54 meters high and 1.3 meters wide, created on May 8, 2012.

The largest bachata dance consisted of 198 couples and was achieved by Danskeyfi Dance Academy at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul on Feb. 12, 2012. The couples danced for a total of 5 minutes and 10 seconds.

The largest iftar dinner at multiple venues involved 20,715 participants.

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