HYDERABAD: A Railway Protection Force jawan with the South Central Railway here has created a Guinness world record by performing 56,148 'full contact kicks' in one hour in Taekwondo Jidokwan, a martial art.
"A Madhusudhan Rao, presently working at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad, has created a Guinness world record in Taekwondo Jidokwan (a Korean martial art), held in Ranga Reddy district in Telangana in November 2014 in the presence of evaluator from the Guinness book of world records," SCR stated in a release.
Rao broke the previous record of 36,140 kicks per hour, it said. He received the medal and certificates recently from the Guinness Book of World Record authorities.
"Madhusudhan Rao had to his credit the Guinness world record by participating in the largest half an hour Taekwondo Jidokwan display consisting of 585 persons, which was held in
Ranga Reddy district, Telangana," the release added. A resident of Hyderabad, Rao is a recipient of Railway Week Award-2015 for his meritorious service and also a black belt in Karate.