World Record Challenge - HLBA
On 25 November 2012 the Hobart Ladies Badminton group organized a Guinness World Record Challenge for the most number of players involved in a single badminton rally.
The target was to exceed 113 individual participants.
The best rally was 42 hits, so well short of the record, but the organisation of the event was superb and there was much interest generated.
EVENT OPENED BY: . . . . . . . . . Senator Carol Brown
CHARITY FUND-RAISING FOR: Special Olympics Tasmania (over $1,000 raised)
OFFICIAL WITNESSES: . . . . . . . . Alderman Helen Burnett, Barbara Wesley
NUMBER OF ENTRANTS: . . . . . 174 (ages ranged from 13 to 70 years!)
NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS: . . . . . . 236 - this might be a record!
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