- Zayn Khanani
- 1.02 second(s)
- United States (Wilmington)
The fastest average time to solve a 2x2x2 rotating puzzle cube is 1.02 seconds, and was achieved by Zayn Khanani (USA) in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, on 12 February 2022.
Zayn achieved this record-breaking time - the first average ever logged under 1.2 seconds - during the Cape Fear 2022 competition in Cape Fear Community College. He achieved solves of 1.11 seconds, 0.71 seconds, 1.04 seconds, 0.90 seconds and 1.21 seconds, with the fastest and slowest discounted for the average time of 1.02 seconds. The results were confirmed by the World Cube Association.