Fastest, biggest, first — a few places on the planet put as much pride in achieving world records as Tunisia does… and the accolades just keep coming.
Well, have you heard of these other record-breaking awards achieved in Tunisia?
Largest Pair of Jeans
The largest jeans measure 50.10 meters (164 ft 4 in) tall, 36 meters (118 ft 1 in) were unveiled in Tunis, Tunisia, on 23 May 2009. The jeans were exhibited at the Ariana stadium in Tunis.
The project was made possible by a Tunisian fashion designer, Larbi Bouguemha.
UPDATE as of 2019: Peru holds now this world record. https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/largest-pair-of-jeans/
Guinness World Records for Making Largest Flag
Hundreds of Tunisians gathered back in May 2015 in the desert area of Ong Jemel, Southern Tunisia, for the event to reveal the giant flag.
According to the organizers, it took 80 km of fabric to make the 104,544 square meter flag, which weighed in at 12.6 tonnes.
The world record became official. However, no aerial view was taken, as the organizers failed to obtain an official permission from the Tunisian authorities for drones or planes to film the flag, according to Rania Guiza, the spokesperson for the event. Luckily, the pleiades satellite captured an image for the flag in object.
Largest High-heeled Shoe
The largest high-heeled shoe measures 3.96 m (12 ft 11 in) long and 2.82 m (9 ft 3 in) tall, and was created by Dido Fashion Club (Complexe des Jeunes de Sfax), CNCC, and UTICA Sfax, in Sfax, Tunisia, on 20 April 2019.
This record attempt was organized to highlight the artistry and competence of Sfax city shoemakers as well as the growth potential of the leather and shoe industry in Sfax.
Marathon Swimmer Entered Guinness World Records
Tunisian swimmer Nejib Belhedi honored by Guinness World Records. The long career of swimmer Nejib Belhedi has been crowned with the World Title of the swimming marathon in Los Angeles. He became the first Tunisian athletic to appear in Guinness World Records.
Nejib scored the longest duration swimming in the open sea with 76 hours 30 minutes.
Longest Duration Juggling Five Objects Balanced on a Ladder
The longest duration juggling five objects balanced on a ladder with a footplate is 56 seconds and was achieved by Emil Faltynek, a guy from Czech Republic in Kairouan, Tunisia, on 23 March 2013.
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