Pakistani Girls, Emma Alam & Syeda Kisa Zehra Beat India & Sweden To Secure Three Guinness World Records

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Two Pakistani girls, Emma Alam and Syeda Kisa Zehra have bagged three titles in total from the Guinness World Records. These records were previously held by India and Sweden.

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Emma Alam, who belongs from Karachi, broke two world records, while her teammate Kisa Zehra, also from Karachi, broke one record in a competition that was held in December 2020. According to a press release published recently, they received official recognition from the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Team Pakistan receiving recognition and appreciation from Anila Khawaja, CEO of Game Plan and Member of Sports Board Punjab. Photo: Instagram

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In the World Memory Championship held in 2020, Ms. Alam broke the title of Most Random Words Memorised in Sequence in 15 Minutes — 410 random phrases precisely — a record previously held by India. She also broke the world title of Most Names and Faces Memorized in 15 Minutes, with 218 names and faces memorized — breaking the previous record, which was held by Sweden.

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Syeda Kisa Zehra, on the other hand, broke the world record for memorizing the Most Historic/Future (fictional) Dates. She memorized 241 dates in 5 Minutes.

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Both Alam and Zehra made history by becoming the first Pakistanis to win a title in a competition that has been held internationally for the past 29 years.

The official statement released by Guinness World records read that the 2 Pakistani stars “were trained under the leadership of Sania Alam who is a Super-Learning Master Trainer, one of the only four in the World Senior Licensed Instructors and the President of Futuristic Learning.”

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