the most curious Guinness World Records that Colombia has won

the most curious Guinness World Records that Colombia has won
the most curious Guinness World Records that Colombia has won

The world-renowned Guinness World Records are the largest annual compilation measuring astonishing record collections in both human and natural world achievements.

Some of the most curious Guinness World Records from Colombia

​Behind the large numbers lie countless stories that deserve to be told due to the effort and elaboration of each feat. Colombia has been the scene of several of the most striking records in recent history.

The longest flower mat in the world

On June 22, 2014, the Mayor’s Office of Guayatá, Boyacá, received recognition for the most extensive floral rug in the world. With an area of ​​3,199 square meters and adorned with roses, carnations and astromelias, it beautified much of Guayatá, surpassing the previous record of 1,642 square meters established in Italy in 2012.

The longest flower mat in the world.

Photo:Milton Díaz / EL TIEMPO

The largest number of people in a car

At the Teatro Royal Center in Bogotá, on July 9, 2015, 37 people defied logic by cramming inside a vehicle 3.84 meters long, 1.73 meters wide and 1.71 meters high. With all the doors and windows of the car sealed, they set this amazing record.

86 hours straight telling jokes

On December 8, 2014, José Ordoñez achieved a Guinness World Record by telling jokes for 86 consecutive hours in the Salitre Plaza shopping center in Bogotá. During this challenge, he also renewed his marriage vows with his wife.

The live broadcast attracted more than 24,000 viewers through the comedian’s website and YouTube channel.

The largest coffee cup in the world

In Chinchiná, Caldas, the municipality established two Guinness records in one day. First, with the world’s largest coffee cup, capable of containing 22,000 liters of this stimulating drink.

In addition, it served as the epicenter of the coffee tasting with the largest number of participants, reaching 1,559 people, thus surpassing the previous record of Honduras with 789 participants.

The largest coffee cup in the world.

Photo:Guinness Web Record

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