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  • Who: Shishir Hathwar

  • What: Fastest spelling backwards of 50 words

  • Where: India

The fastest time to spell 50 words backwards is 1 minute 22.53 seconds and was achieved by Shishir Hathwar (India) at the Press Club of Bangalore in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, on 13 November 2010.

Mr. Hathwar spelled 20 6-letter words, 15 7-letter words, and 15 8-letter words.


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