The widest tongue measures 8.3 cm (3.27 in) at its widest point and belongs to Byron Schlenker (USA), as measured in New Hartford, New York, USA, on 30 October 2013.
As required in the guidelines, three separate measurements were taken of 8.2 cm (3.23 in), 8.4 cm (3.31 in) and 8.3 cm (3.27 in). The average of these measurements is taken as the record value.
Byron's record is one of the many amazing human body records featured in the Guinness World Records 2015 book - our 60th Anniversary edition, out now.
Comments below may relate to previous holders of this record.