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Five-Year-Old Chennai Girl Attempts World Record, Shoots 111 Arrows In 13 Seconds

Chennai Girl Aims World Record

On August 15, a five-year-old girl from Chennai, Sanjana, attempted a Guinness World Record. She shot 111 arrows non-stop from a suspended position in 13 minutes. She also added another feather to her cap as she managed to hit the bull’s eye while being suspended upside down.

Remarkable Feat Achieved

Shihan Hussain, Sanjana’s trainer told ANI, “Five year old girl Sanjana  has become the first child in the entire world to set a record of shooting 111 arrows in 13 minutes and 15 seconds in upside-down position. Normally in any world competition and national competition, the trained archers shoot 6 arrows in 4 minutes which means 30 arrows in 20 minutes.”  The proud trainer further added, “Sanjana has set a mindblowing record. We are going to send it for Guinness World Records for validation.”

What You Should Know:

  •  A five-year-old girl from Chennai shot 111 arrows in 13 minutes 15 seconds in the upside-down position.
  •  Sanjana’s achievement will be sent to the Guinness World Records for validation, her trainer said.
  • The event was presided over by Pramod Chandurkar.

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Proud Moment

Sanjana’s father, Prem, was very proud of her daughter’s achievement. “Sanjana is very enthusiastic about making these records. She will make one record every year on Independence Day till she is 10 years old after which she will train for the Olympics in the year 2032 and bring home several gold medals and make her country proud,” he said.

Not just her father, but Sanjana has mesmerised everyone by her accomplishment. Many took to social media and poured congratulatory messages for the five-year-old girl.

Witness To Her Achievements

The event was presided over by Pramod Chandurkar, Secretary-General of the Archery Association of India (AAI) participated as the chief guest. It was held in the presence of Virendra Sachdeva, President of the Delhi Archery Association. Dr Joris, Chairman of the judges’ committee of AAI witnessed the event online and a panel of judges headed by CS Maniam (Continental Judge of World Archery) monitored and recorded the proceedings which will be sent to the Guinness Book of World Records for validation. Once validated, Sanjana’s name would get into the book of Guinness World Records.

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In the recent past, many youngsters from Chennai have got their names into the Guinness World Record. In November 2019 a six-year-old boy solved the Rubik’s cube in just two minutes.

Picture Credits: ANI

Sanskriti Tiwari is an intern with SheThePeople.TV.