RPF Jawan's Guinness Record

Published: 14th July 2015 04:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2015 04:37 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: A Railway Protection Force (RPF) 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, held in Ranga Reddy district in Telangana in November 2014 in the presence of evaluator from the Guinness book of world records," according to an SCR  release here on Monday.

Madhusudhan Rao is one of the members of the Taekwondo Jidokwan team, which created the World Record of 56,148 full contact kicks in one hour as against the previous record with 36,140 kicks.

Rao had to his credit the Guinness World Record by participating in the largest half-an-hour Taekwondo Jidokwan display consisting of 585 persons. A resident of Gowlipura in Hyderabad, Rao is a recipient of Railway Week Award-2015 for his meritorious service.

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