Highest Taekwondo Grades Achieved

Lim Teong Chin is the only athlete to achieve an eighth dan in taekwondo, as recognised by the Singapore Taekwondo Federation, the World Taekwondo Federation and Kukkiwon. Wong Liang Ming is the highest-ranked female athlete with a seventh dan. Read More »

First Asian Games Sailing Gold Medallist

Benedict Tan won the sailing gold medal at the 1994 Asian Games in Hiroshima. The young doctor was so well ahead of his competitors in the Laser class, that he didn’t even have to sail the final race. He was also the first recipient of a S$250,000-cash award under the SNOC’s Multi Million Dollar Award Programme. Tan was ... Read More »

Most Number Of People Doing Action Songs Together

The Pri 4 – Sec 4 students of CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School had their Fun Run at the Sports Hub on 24 Jul 2015. After the run, 2,018 students sang a series of popular local songs with well synchronised actions against the city skyline as backdrop. Read More »

Most Number Of People Playing Eraser Battle

1,525 pupils, parent volunteers, teachers and non-teaching staff of Woodlands Ring Primary School celebrated Racial Harmony Day on 21 Jul 2015. Donned in different ethnic costumes, everyone joined in a friendly game of eraser battle. Each player started off with five erasers. The objective of the game is to win as many erasers as possible by flipping one’s eraser ... Read More »

Largest Flaming Image Made Of Tealights

‘Rhythms in Unity’ is an Indian cultural gathering regularly organised by the Ang Mo Kio GRC & Sengkang West SMC IAECs. Anchorvale CC IAEC hosted this year’s event and in celebration of SG50, had decided that something historic should be carried out. 38,300 tealights were lighted, stretching 14.4m by 5.2m, on 11 Jul 2015. Read More »

Largest Mattress

Asia Pacific Furniture Fair opened on 11 Jul 2015 at MBS, featuring the largest mattress in Singapore, made by Sleepnight. Measuring 3.1m by 2.6m by 0.5m, the mattress weighs 158 kg and was available for sale at $18,888. Sleepnight mattresses originated from the UK 30 years ago but is now owned by a Singapore company.   Read More »

Largest Display Of Paper Butterflies

Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society organised its 12th Inter Racial Inter Religious Harmony Nite on 12 Jul 2015. 2,300 people, including President Tony Tan as well as local politicians and diplomats from 21 countries, dined as they watched cultural performances at Marina Bay Sands. Members of the public as well as the diners folded a total of 78,500 ... Read More »