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Fastest escape from a straitjacket

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  • Who: Sofia Romero

  • What: Fastest escape from a straitjacket

  • Where: United Kingdom

The fastest time to escape from a regulated Posey straitjacket is 4.69 seconds and was achieved by Sofia Romero (UK) at the Aylestone Leisure Centre, Leicester, UK on 9 June 2011.

Sofia attempted the record five times and the fifth was the fastest. She used a regulated Posey straitjacket, not a theatrical one, in accordance with the guidelines.


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