Thailand breaks world hula hoop dancing record.

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Thailand has broken the Guinness World Record for the most people hula-hooping simultaneously in one place. The new record set up saw 4,483 hula-hoopers dancing during at least seven minutes without interruption.

Nearly 5000 students (ages from 7 to 18 years old) from schools and colleges from Bangkok and Pathum Thani province and members from the Public Health Ministry’s Department of Health have broken the Guinness World Record of most people hula-hooping simultaneously. The event, organized by the Public Health Ministry’s Department of Health, took place at an open air stadium at Thammasat University.

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The previous Guinness World Record was set in Taiwan in 2010, when 2,496 participants swung hula hoops in a continuous motion for two minutes. The new Guinness World Record set up in 4483 hula-hoopers dancing during at least seven minutes without interruption.

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Miss Seyda Subasi Gemici, adjudicator from Guinness World Record Organization, has supervised the event. Mr Chonlanan Srikaew, Deputy of the Public Health Ministry’s Department of Health, received the Certificate of Guinness World Record achievement.

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“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me” (Steve Jobs) Born in Mallorca, 1983. 18 years later I moved to Madrid to study BA Political Science, 2001-2006. I wanted to be a photographer. In 2007 I graduated MA Asian and Pacific Studies, Barcelona. I wanted to be a photographer. Finally, in 2007 I graduated MA Photojournalism. Since then I have collaborated with digital magazines, NGO’s and newspapers. And I became a photographer. Recently I have been exploring Multimedia Journalism along side my photography in order to test new ways of storytelling. Currently based in Bangkok.
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