Guinness World Records 2020 - Michelle Kinney and Bombel

Guinness World Records 2020

The 66th instalment of the record-breaking annual is here. As well as this electrifying cover, Guinness World Records 2020 is packed with plenty of new features. Find out what record was set on your birthday. Get a sense of how big some of the biggest record holders such as the tallest man, the largest space station and even the largest pizza really are in our Snapshots. Plus we take a detailed look at some of the world's record-breaking robots. 

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Click on the toys in the photo below to see which records they represent in our trailer

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Farthest wheelchair ramp jump

The farthest wheelchair ramp jump (WCMX) is 21.35 m (70 ft 0.5 in), achieved by Aaron Fotheringham (USA) at Woodward West in Tehachapi, California, USA, on 20 July 2018

Watch his attempt

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Largest space station

The largest space station ever built is the International Space Station (ISS), which has a total mass of 419,725 kg (925,335 lb) as of 5 November 2018

More space records

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Rubik's Cube

The fastest average time to solve a Rubik's Cube one-handed is 9.42 seconds and was achieved by Max Park (USA) at the Berkeley Summer 2018 event held in Berkeley, California, USA, on 15–16 September 2018

Read Max's story

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Largest crocodyliform ever

Sarcosuchus imperator was a prehistoric species of crocodile which lived around 110 million years ago. Fossilised remains suggest this creature took 50–60 years to grow to its full length of around 11–12 metres (37–40 feet) and its maximum weight of around 8 tonnes

More about these prehistoric beasts

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Fastest circumnavigation by bicycle (female)

The fastest circumnavigation by bicycle (female) is 124 days 11 hours, and was achieved by Jenny Graham (UK), starting and ending in Berlin, Germany, from 16 June to 18 October 2018

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Farthest wheelchair ramp jump

The farthest wheelchair ramp jump (WCMX) is 21.35 m (70 ft 0.5 in), achieved by Aaron Fotheringham (USA) at Woodward West in Tehachapi, California, USA, on 20 July 2018

Watch his attempt

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Fastest circumnavigation by bicycle (female)

The fastest circumnavigation by bicycle (female) is 124 days 11 hours, and was achieved by Jenny Graham (UK), starting and ending in Berlin, Germany, from 16 June to 18 October 2018

Read more

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Largest crocodyliform ever

Sarcosuchus imperator was a prehistoric species of crocodile which lived around 110 million years ago. Fossilised remains suggest this creature took 50–60 years to grow to its full length of around 11–12 metres (37–40 feet) and its maximum weight of around 8 tonnes

More about these prehistoric beasts

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Rubik's Cube

The fastest average time to solve a Rubik's Cube one-handed is 9.42 seconds and was achieved by Max Park (USA) at the Berkeley Summer 2018 event held in Berkeley, California, USA, on 15–16 September 2018

Read Max's story

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Largest space station

The largest space station ever built is the International Space Station (ISS), which has a total mass of 419,725 kg (925,335 lb) as of 5 November 2018

More space records

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Bombel, the world's smallest male horse
Animals & nature
Most tattooed man Lucky Diamond Rich
Humans
Iron Biby
Recordology

Gamer's Edition 2020

Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2020 is also out now. Find out about what's inside this year's edition, including our special Fortnite challenge.

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Over the next decade we'll see robots play a bigger part in our day-to-day lives. Learn about those robots which are already record breakers