Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Youngest World Map Memorizer: World record

6-year-oldMohamed Ashik of Noyes Matriculation Hr Sec School, Madurai, memorized and pointed out the name of 195 countries on a plain World Map (91.5 x 58 cms) within 3 minutes - setting the world record for the Youngest World Map Memorizer.
He also Pointed out 50 countries, when the Judge, questioned him, one by one, in a zip-zap manner.
Mohamed Ashik was congratulated by former President A P J Abdul Kalam for identifying countries on a plain world map. Ashi met the former President at the circuit house recently
The world record was sponsored by:

He answered 50 neighbouing countries when the Judge was questioning, one by one, without seeing the plain world map, in a public gathering.
- Rev. A. Christopher, Bishop, CSI Church;
Er. Solai M.Raja, President, Tamilnadu Kabadai Association;
- P.M. Mannan;
- DY. Mayer Corporation of Madurai; - Mrs. Dhanavathi Rajkumar.

The Guinness world record for the most random objects memorized was achieved by Jayasimha Ravirala (India) who recalled 200 random items in the order that they were read to him at the Sri Thyagaraya Gana Sabha, Hyderabad, India.


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