- Yiheng Wang
- 4.69 second(s)
- Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
The fastest average time to solve a 3x3x3 rotating puzzle cube is 4.69 seconds, achieved by Yiheng Wang (China) on 12 March 2023 during the semi-final at the Yong Jun KL Speedcubing 2023 event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Yiheng recorded times of 4.35, (3.90), 4.41, 5.31 and (6.16), with the fastest and the slowest times discounted from the average as per World Cube Association rules.
The 9-year-old went on to win the 3x3x3 cube category at the event with a best of 5.29 seconds and an average of 5.97 seconds in the final.
The record time to solve a single 3x3x3 cube remains 3.47 seconds, set by Yusheng Du (China) at the Wuhu Open 2018 in Wuhu, Anhui, China, on 25 November 2018.