Who doesn’t want to register their name in the book of Guinness World Records for their talents and skills? There are so many talented peoples in the world who have been able to register their names in this prestigious book and have made their names popular across the world for their unique talents and skills. Well, you can make a world record and have your name written in the books of Guinness World Records for any type of talent.
There are numbers of Nepalese whose names are written and registered in Guinness World Records books for their amazing, unbelievable, and mind-blowing talents and skills. Some have registered their names for having talents in the field of sports while some have achieved this for expeditions, while some have been able to register their names of really unbelievable and crazy talents that may surprise you.
In this article, we are gonna talk about the names of Nepali Guinness World Record holders who have successfully registered their names in this book. There are few Nepalese who have multiple records in their names in the book of Guinness World Records. You might know the names of a few. We hope this article will help you in knowing the names of all the individual Nepali Guinness World Record holders.
The Names Of All The Nepali Guinness World Record Holders
One thing we want to clear first, this list doesn’t contain all the records that have been made by Nepal in the book of Guinness World Records. From the title, it is clear that this is about the names of the individual Nepalese or Nepali who have made their names in this book of world records.
Now let’s talk about these Nepalese and about their talents that have helped them to make their names in Guinness World Records book.
Most of the Nepalese know about this man and the world record that he has made, especially the cricket fans must know about Mehboob Alam and his record.
Mehboob Alam has made an unbroken record of single handily bowling out an opponent team by taking all 10 wickets in the One Day International Cricket match. He achieved this record when he picked 10 wickets for 12 runs in just 7.5 overs against Mozambique during the ICC World Cricket League Division Five in Jersey, the USA in 2008.
Chandra Bahadur Dangi
Many of you must have known this man. We don’t think we have to tell more about this man and how he had got his name in the book of GWR till his last breath.
If you don’t know about him, he had been the world’s shortest living man on the Earth. He wasn’t only the shortest man till he was alive. He is still the world’s shortest man of all time in the recorded history of Guinness World Records.
His name got written in GWR in February 2012. He was just 54.6 centimeters in height which is still a record. He died at the age of 75 years on September 3, 2015.
Ananta Ram KC
Ananta Ram KC holds the Guinness World Record of the longest speech marathon ever by a man. He made this record by giving the speech longing 90 hours and 2 minutes in Kathmandu, Nepal. He achieved this feat by giving a speech from 27 to 31 August 2018.
Kami Rita Sherpa
Kami Rita Sherpa holds multiple records related to the expedition of the highest mountains in the world. Here are the records that he has made to date.
- He holds the world record of most numbers of successful ascents of Mt. Everest which is 24 times. He climbed Mt. Everest for the first time on 13 May 1994 and made the world record for the most number of ascents of Everest by climbing the Everest for the 24th time on 21 May 2019.
- He also holds the record for the most number of successful climbs of the mountain over 8000 meters. Between 13 May 1994 and 21 May 2019, he has climbed the mountains over 8000 meters a total of 36 times.
Making a world record must be one of the dreams of every player of any sport. What if I tell you there is one unbelievable record made by a player of the Female National Cricket Team Of Nepal.
On December 2, 2019, Anjali Chand of the Nepalese Female Cricket Team made a world record of taking the best bowling figure by any player in T20 Internationals. She took 6 wickets conceding no runs against the Maldives in South Asian Games in Pokhara, Nepal.
This man holds the most number of Guinness World Records in his name. Remember his name Thaneshwar Guragain. Let’s talk about the records that he has made.
- He has a world record of most numbers of pass-through a metal hoop in one minute which is 15. He achieved this on July 31 2019 in Paris, France.
- He also has a world record of passing through a toilet seat for the most times in one minute. He achieved this feat by passing through a toilet seat 10 times in one minute in London, the U.K on 8 August 2018.
- He doesn’t only hold the records of passing through a metal hoop or toilet seat, he also has a record of spinning a basketball for the longest time. He has achieved this feat by spinning a basketball on his nose for 9.40 seconds in Kathmandu, Nepal on 17 November 2016.
- He also has the world record of spinning a basketball on the head for the longest time. He has done this for 26.47 seconds in Paris, France on 31 July 2019.
- He had passed through a tennis racket for almost 100 times in only 3 minutes. On 26 February 2012, he passed through a tennis racket 96 times in only 3 minutes.
- On the same day, he also made the world record of passing through the tennis racket three times in only 4.91 seconds.
- This man also holds the record of passing through a toilet seat thrice in the fastest time. He had passed through the toilet seat three times in only 21.04 seconds in London on 8 August 2018.
- He also has the world record of passing through a tennis racket for the most times in 30 seconds. He made this record by passing through a tennis racket 22 times in just 30 seconds in Jiangyin, China on 13 January 2015.
Mingma Gyabu “David” Sherpa
Mingma Gyabu Sherpa holds the two mountaineering world records to his name.
- Mingma Gyabu Sherpa made a world record of the fastest climbing of both Mt. Everest and Mt. K2. He climbed the summit of both of these world’s highest mountain within 61 Days and 55 Hours. He first climbed Everest on 21 May 2018 and then Mt. K2 on 21 July 2018.
- He also holds the world record of the youngest person to climb all the mountains over 8000 meters. He has climbed all the 14 mountains whose height is more than 8000 meters by the age of 30 Years and 166 Days. He first climbed Everest on 23 May 2010 and his last ascent was Shisha Pangma on 29 October 2019.
Saugat Bista holds the Guinness World Records of being the youngest filmmaker in the world. His name got featured in the Guinness World Records book when the full-featured length film named LOVE YOU BABA got released on 12 December 2014. At the time of the release, he was just 7 years and 340 days that made him the world’s youngest film director.
Kushal Malla became the youngest player to score a fifty in One-Day Internation cricket on February 8, 2020. He made this record by scoring a fifty against the United States in Kirtipur, Kathmandu. He was just 15 years and 340 days of age while he scored that fifty.
Nirmal Puja “NIMS”
Nirmal Purja also known as NIMS holds multiple records related to mountains and climbing. Let’s know about the records that he has made.
- He is the fastest climber to climb the summit of all the mountains over 8000 meters. He has climbed all these mountains over 8000 meters in 189 days starting from the Annapurna I on 23 April 2019 and finishing with Shisha Pangma on 29 October 2019.
- At 05:45 on 27 May 2017, Gurkha soldier Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja (Nepal) started crossing from the top of Everest, the world’s highest mountain, along with the South Col, to the top of Lhotse, the fourth-highest mountain, where he arrived at 15:55. He then proceeded to the top of Makalu, the fifth-highest mountain, where he arrived at 09:20 on 1 June. In doing so in just 5 days 3 hours 35 minutes, with the aid of bottled oxygen and the assistance of a helicopter to fly from Lukla to Makalu Base Camp, he set a new speed record between three of the higher five 8,000-m mountains.
- He is also the fastest climber to climb the top 5 highest mountains in the world. He took only 70 days to climb the summit of the 5 highest mountains in the world. He climbed Mt. Kanchanjunga on 15 May, Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse on May 22, Makalu on May 24, and Mt. K2 on July 24, 2019.
Lakpa Sherpa holds the record of most number of successful ascents of Mt. Everest by a female. She has successfully climbed the summit of Mt. Everest 9 times.
She had climbed the summit of Mt. Everest on 18 May 2000 for the first time and on 16 May 2018 for the 9th time. She has climbed the summit of Mt. Everest in the months of May all 9 times.
Phungo Jhangmu Lama
Phungo Jhangmu Lama holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest ascent of Mt. Everest by any female from the South Side.
She made this record on 17 May 2018 by climbing Everest in 39 Hours and 9 Minutes.
Tashi Lakpa Sherpa
Tashi Lakpa Sherpa is the youngest person to climb Everest without the use of supplementary oxygen. He made this record by reaching the top of Everest on 31 May 2005 at the age of 19 years and 194 days.
Ngim Chhamji Sherpa and Dendi Sherpa
Ngim Chhamji Sherpa and Dendi Sherpa became the first father-daughter duo to climb and reach the summit of Mt. Everest and make their names in the Guinness World Records book.
They made this record on 19 May 2012 when both of these reached the top of Mt. Everest.
Pasang Phuti Sherpa and Ang Dawa Sherpa
Pasang Phuti Sherpa and Dawa Sherpa became the fastest couple to climb Mt. Everest on 16 May 2019. They completed the climbing in 2 Days, 7 Hours, and 36 Minutes setting a new record.
They started their journey at 3 A.M on 14 May and reached the top of Everest at 10:36 A.M on 16 May.
Mingma Sherpa and Chhang Dawa Sherpa
Mingma Sherpa and Chhang Sherpa became the first sibling to climb all the mountains over 8000 meters in 2013 and made a world record.
This brother duo has conquered all the 14 mountains that have a height of more than 8000 meters. Mingma Sherpa completed his climbs between the years 2000 and 2011. Dawa Sherpa completed his climbs between the years 2001 and 2013.
Mingma Dorchi Sherpa
He holds the Guinness World Records of climbing Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse in the fastest time. He has climbed both of these mountains the highest and the fourth highest in the world in 6 Hours and 1 Minute.
He climbed Everest on 27 May 2019 at 12:44 A.M and Mt. Lhotse on the same day at 6:45 A.M.
Deepak Sharma Bajagain
Deepak Sharma Bajagain holds two world records in his name.
- He holds the record of most staps licked in one minute. He has licked 70 stamps in one minute on 6 August 2010 in Balkumari, Lalitpur.
- He also holds the record of the longest marathon reading aloud which is 113 hours and 15 minutes. He achieved this record at Tundikhel Ground, Kathmandu from 19 to 24 September 2008.
The most alternate hits using a table tennis paddle in one minute is 241, achieved by Ambika Niraula (Nepal), in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 11 January 2013.
The most candles extinguished with the fingers in one minute is 130 and was achieved by Narayan Acharya (Nepal) in Birgunj, Nepal, on 20 February 2019.
Narayan Acharya also holds the record of the farthest distance walked on a toe knuckle. He walked on his toe for 31.5 meters in Birgunj, Nepal on 20 September 2019, and made this amazing world record.
Dinesh Sunar also holds multiple Guinness World Records in his name. He has always dreamed of holding world records in his name, and now he has got three world records.
- He has a record of the most number of twisted backflips off a wall in one minute that is 18. He achieved this record on 1 July 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- This is a record that Dinesh has recently made. He made the world record of most backward somersaults on a trampoline in one hour. He made a total of 460 backward somersaults on a trampoline in one hour on 5 January 2020 in Virginia Beach, United States.
Ram Bahadur Subedi and Puskar Nepal
The highest altitude award ceremony on land is 4,627 m (15,180 ft 5 in), achieved by Ram Bahadur Subedi and Puskar Nepal (both Nepal) in Solukhumbu, Nepal, on 28 November 2016.
The awards ceremony was for the National Box Office Film Fare Award which celebrates the Nepalese film industry.
Bandana Nepal holds the world record of the longest dance marathon by an individual. He made this record by continuously dancing for 126 hours in Kathmandu, Nepal from 23 to 28 November 2018.
As she has an interest in dancing from her childhood, she took this challenge as a personal challenge as well as to promote Nepali music and culture.
Rajan Gaire holds the world record of most spins of a Guinness World Records book on a finger in one minute. He has achieved this record by spinning the book of GWR 315 times in one minute in Lalitpur, Nepal on 29 March 2018.
Narayan Bhattarai has a world record of spinning a basketball on one finger for the longest time. He made this record by spinning a basket on a finger using one hand for 11 minutes and 22.22 seconds at the Imadol Banquet, Mahalaxmi, Lalitpur on 8 May 2018.
Alisha Shrestha and Rubisha Shrestha
Earlier you get to know the name of the Guinness World Records holder for longest dance marathon by an individual, now this time there is a world record for the longest dance marathon by a pair.
This record is achieved by two girls Alisha Shrestha and Rubisha Shrestha in Kathmandu, Nepal from 25 to 27 May 2019 where they continuously danced together for 41 hours and 5 minutes.
Dr. DR Upadhyay
The record of the most languages featured on a CD single is 12 and was achieved by Dr. D.R. Upadhyay (Nepal) in Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal, on 11 March 2020.
The languages sung include Nepali, Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, English, Russian, Korean, French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Thai.
Gaurav Raj Ghimire
As Rajan Gaire holds the record of most spins of GWR books on a finger in one minute, Gaurav Raj Ghimire records a kind of the same record.
He holds the record of spinning a Guinness World Records book on a finger using one hand for the longest time. He has made this record by spinning a GWR book on a finger for not a few minutes, but for unbelievable 2 hours, 10 minutes, and 2 seconds on 7 March 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
One of the most popular Nepalese journalists and Television presenters Rabi Lamichhane also holds the record of Guinness World Records. He has set the world record for hosting the longest talk show ever that was broadcasted in April 2013.
He had interviewed politicians, journalists, and many other celebrities, and took several calls from the viewers on the theme “Budhha Was Born In Nepal” for non-stop 62 hours.
Arpan Sharma, who is also known as the Memory King has written his name in the book of Guinness World Records for his memory power. He has a world record of remembering the longest chain of words in one minute. He has memorized the sequence of 42 objects just in one minute.
This man Puskar Nepal has made a world record by kicking himself in his head for the most times in one minute. Puskar set this extraordinary record by kicking his head 134 times in his own head at Kantipur City College, Kathmandu. But currently, this record has been broken by the Japanese Koki Takashima who has kicked his head 147 times in one minute on 27 April 2019.
Krishna Pandey holds the world record for the fastest reverse speller. He set the world record by spelling 36 words in the reverse order in one minute.
Uttam Moktan of Kavre, Nepal has a very amazing world record with his name. He has set the world record of the longest yoga-asana by a man. He set the world record by continuously practicing yoga for 50 hours and 15 minutes from 17 to 19 December 2015.
Bharat Bista holds two Guinness World Records in his name.
- He holds the record of spontaneous recitation of names of 209 countries associated with the FIFA in just 61 seconds.
- Another world record that he holds is the most number of garlic eaten by a man in one minute. He has set this record by eating 42 pods of garlic in one minute.
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Rohit Timilsina is also a multiple world record holder. He has got his name written in the Guinness Book Of World Records four times. Here are his amazing records.
- Held the world record of the longest continuous handshake for 33 hours and 3 minutes. This record was made on 16 January 2011. This record was later broken by other Nepalese.
- He holds a world record of kissing the most people in one minute. He has set this record to aware people that by kissing HIV-infected people, the disease doesn’t transmit. He kissed 116 people in one minute on World’s AIDS Day in 2009.
- He also holds a world record of holding most golf balls in one hand for 10 seconds. He set this record by holding 24 golf balls on one hand on 15 May 2010.
- Another world record he has with his name is holding the most number of tennis balls in one hand for 14.32 seconds. He set this record by holding 21 tennis balls on his one hand on 14 June 2008.
Dinesh Timilsina and Pawan Timilsina
Earlier this record was in the name of Rohit Timilsina. But on 6 March 2011, Dinesh Timilsina and Pawan Timilsina broke this record of the longest handshaking in the world. This record was achieved by both of these by shaking their hands for 42 hours and 35 minutes.
Both are brothers and had started making this record at 1 P.M on 4 March and finished at 7.35 A.M on 6 March 2011.
We hope you like this article!!! We may have missed some of the names of Nepalese who also have got their names written in the book of Guinness World Records for their works or talents. Let us know below if we have missed some names. All the data in this article are taken directly from the official website of the Guinness Book Of World Records.