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Whether it be the fastest 100 metres to the most goals scored in a season, you’ll find the most incredible sporting world records from track and field to the boxing ring and beyond right here.

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Youngest driver to win a Formula One World Championship race

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Youngest driver to win a Formula One World Championship race

The youngest driver to win a Formula One World Championship race is Max Verstappen (b. 30 September…

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Longest duration controlling a football on an elevated slackline

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Longest duration controlling a football on an elevated slackline

The longest duration controlling a football on an elevated slackline is 29.82 seconds and was…

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Heaviest weightlifting 63 kg clean & jerk (female)

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Heaviest weightlifting 63 kg clean & jerk (female)

The heaviest weightlifting clean & jerk for the female 63 kg category is 147 kg (324 lb 1.2 oz),…

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Longest span of Grand Slam singles titles by a tennis player (open era)

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Longest span of Grand Slam singles titles by a tennis player (open era)

Serena Williams (USA) won the first of her Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open, Flushing…

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Most Rugby Union World Cup wins

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Most Rugby Union World Cup wins

The most Rugby Union World Cup wins is three and was achieved by New Zealand in 1987, 2011 and 2015.…

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Most goals scored in the English Premier League by a football (soccer) player for one club

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Most goals scored in the English Premier League by a football (soccer) player for one club

As of the end of the 2016–17 English Premier League season, Wayne Rooney (UK) had scored 183 league…

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Fastest ball bowled in a Test match

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Fastest ball bowled in a Test match

Australia's Mitchell Starc delivered a ball at 160.4 km/h (99.66 mph) during a Test match between…

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Highest revenue earned from ticket sales for a boxing match

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Highest revenue earned from ticket sales for a boxing match

The highest revenue earned from ticket sales for a boxing match is $72,198,500 (£46,843,387) from…

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Heaviest aircraft pulled (male)

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Heaviest aircraft pulled (male)

Kevin Fast (Canada) pulled a CC-177 Globemaster III, weighing 188.83 tonnes (416,299 lb), a distance…

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Most pull ups in 24 hours (female)

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Most pull ups in 24 hours (female)

The most pull ups in 24 hours (female) is 3,737 and was achieved by Eva Clarke (Australia) at Al…

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Fastest hole of golf by a team of four

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Fastest hole of golf by a team of four

The fastest hole of golf by a team of four is 27.875 seconds and was achieved by Tom Lovelady, Lanto…

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Oldest gymnast

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Oldest gymnast

The oldest gymnast is Johanna Quaas (b. 20 November 1925, Germany) who, at the age of 86 years, is a…

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Oldest BASE jumper

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Oldest BASE jumper

Donald Cripps (USA, b. 12 September 1929) parachuted off the 267 m high (876-ft) New River Gorge…

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Longest rail grind ski

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Longest rail grind ski

The longest rail grind on skis is 128.656 m (422 ft 1.1 in) and was achieved by Tom Wallisch (USA),…

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Heaviest vehicle pulled over 100 ft - Male

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Heaviest vehicle pulled over 100 ft - Male

The heaviest vehicle pulled over a 100 ft course is 99,060 kg (218,389 lbs 14.95 oz) and was…

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Most one finger push ups in 30 seconds

The most one finger push ups in 30 seconds was 41 and was achieved by Xie Guizhong (China) on the…

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Oldest bodybuilder - female

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Oldest bodybuilder - female

The oldest competitive female bodybuilder is E. Wilma Conner (USA, b. 09 May 1935). She last…

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Most professional football (soccer) teams played for by an individual

The most professional football (soccer) teams played for by an individual is 27, achieved by…

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Fastest 100 metre hurdles wearing swim fins (individual, male)

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Fastest 100 metre hurdles wearing swim fins (individual, male)

Fastest 100 metre hurdles wearing swim fins (male) is 14.82 seconds and was acheived by Christopher…

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BMX - Most deathtruck spins in one minute

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BMX - Most deathtruck spins in one minute

The most BMX deathtruck spins in one minute is 46 and was achieved by Matti Hemmings (UK), in…

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