Barbadians rise as they fall – 2007 Barbados World Record Festival (Follow-Up)

The Barbados World Record Festival
(In aide of HOPE for Children Charity)
At the National Stadium on Saturday, March 31, 2007
The day started out slowly. However, as the day progressed, several world records fell at the 2007 Barbados World Record Festival held at the National Stadium on Saturday March 31st.

1. Fastest 100m Piggy Back – 16.97 sec.
Rommell Griffith broke two previous records in two events.
Eighteen-year-old Rommel Griffith broke the world record for
fastest 100m Piggy Back. He carried his mother 50 year-old Ulinda
Griffith 100m in 16.97 sec.

2. New event ! Fastest 100m three-legged race – 25.98 seconds
Rommell Griffith and Maria Rowe set a record in a new event, the
100m three – legged sprint of 25.98 seconds

3. Fastest 100m one-legged sprint ? 15.57 seconds
Rommell Griffith broke the record for 100m three-legged sprint set
by Barbadian Andre Miller after they went head to head. Rommell
Griffith?s new world record in this event was 15.57 seconds.

4. Fastest time to eat a raw onion ? 48 seconds
Samuel Grazette obliterated the previous world record of one
minute 29 seconds for the fastest raw onion eaten. Grazette?s New
World Record was 48 seconds.

Special thanks to sponsors and volunteers. Because of you the festival was a success. Three world records were broken and a new record was set. Sadly, the monetary goals to conduct our children programmes were not achieved – this means they’ll be trying again.
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