Pakistani Athlete Breaks Guinness World Record For Fastest Mile While Dribbling

Azmat Khan, a Pakistani athlete who hails from Kohat, has broken a Guinness World Record for the fastest mile while dribbling a basketball.

The 33-year old achieved this feat in 6 minutes and 1 second.


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According to details, Azmat Khan attempted this record on 27 June 2020 at the Al Warqa Third Park Dubai, UAE, in the presence of two cyclist videographers, two timekeepers, two witnesses, and a track official, as per the guidelines of Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements since 1955.

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*⁣⁣ تعرفوا على عزمت خان من الباكستان الذي نجح بكسر الرقم القياسي لأسرع وقت لقطع ميل أثناء تنطيط كرة السلة خلال 6 دقائق وثانية.⁣ ⁣ تمت المحاولة الناجحة في إمارة دبي في الإمارات العربية المتحدة خلال شهر يونيو من هذا العام.⁣ ⁣ ليس من الجديد على عزمت كسر الأرقام القياسية فهو أيضاً يحمل الرقم القياسي لأسرع وقت لقطع 10 كم أثناء تنطيط كرة السلة حيث قام بإكمال المسافة خلال 44 دقيقة خلال 16 ثانية في شهر مارس من العام الماضي في إمارة دبي أيضاً.⁣ ⁣ ⁣ 🌟 @azmat_athlete⁣ ⁣ ⁣ Meet Azmat Khan from Pakistan who recently broke the record for the fastest mile dribbling a basketball in 6 minutes and one second in Dubai, UAE.⁣ ⁣ Azmat is not new to record breaking achievements. He managed last year to break the record for the fastest 10 km dribbling a basketball in 44 minutes and 19 seconds.⁣ ⁣ _______________________⁣ ⁣ #GUINNESSWORLDRECORDS #GWR #OFFICIALLYAMAZING #run #running #runner #fitness #runners #instarunners #training #sport #motivation #workout #fit⁣ #غينيس_للأرقام_القياسية #أرقام_قياسية #رياضة #تمارين

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Khan, on this accomplishment, said:

I want to motivate people to try new things and challenge themselves. Dribbling a basketball while hitting that speed wasn’t easy. The turns were especially challenging. I almost lost the ball a few times on the curves.

This record was previously held by Reed McManigal, an American athlete, who completed this feat in 6 minutes and 39 seconds.


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Azmat Khan also holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest 10 km while dribbling a basketball. He had attempted the record on 22 March 2019 in Dubai and achieved this feat in 44 minutes and 19 seconds, beating the previous record by over 5 minutes.