The highest score in an international match is France’s 120-0 defeat of Serbia and Montenegro during the Mediterranean Cup at Beirut, Lebanon on 22 October 2003. French centre Fabrice Estebanez scored ten tries in his team’s total of 22. SOURCE: official tournament website: http://world.rleague.com/tournaments/mediterranean/game.php?id=9902
The largest cup/glass of soft drink contains 5,534 litres of lemonade (194,769.49 UK fl oz; 187,126.8 US fl oz) and was created by Batroun Traders Association (Lebanon), in Batroun, Lebanon, on 8 July 2012. The ingredients of the drink were: 2,300 kg (81,130 lb) of fresh lemon juice, 1,000 kg (35,274 lb) of white sugar, 900 kg (31,746 lb) of ice cubes and 3,100 litres (109,104 UK fl oz; 104,823 US fl oz) of purified water. The stainless steel cup was 2.90 m (9 ft Continue reading →
The largest dabke dance consisted of 5,050 dancers and was organised by Sakha Jean Yacoub Moujaes (Lebanon), in Dhour El-Shweir Main Street, Matn, Lebanon on 7 August 2011. The record attempt was part of Lebanon Alertness Day, which also featured awareness campaigns on the dangers of tobacco, drugs and speeding. Other activities included musical performances by Lebanese artists such as Toni Kiwan, Sami Clark and Hisham Hajj. A Harley Davidson show also took place to raise awareness on motorcycle safety.
The largest Fattoush weighs 4,432.52 kg (9,772.03 lb) and was achieved by the Municipality of Kab Elias (Lebanon), in the city of Kab Elias, Lebanon, on 1 August 2010. The Municipality of Kab Elias and around 200 people of the city came together to create the largest Fattoush in order to promote the fact that Kab Elias is home to the largest fresh fruit and vegetable market in the middle east. The attempt took place in the local public school in Kab Elias and started Continue reading →
The largest Kibbeh weighs 233 kg (514 lb) and was made by Almidan NGO (Lebanon), during 3’res el Kebbeh within Ehdeniyat festival, at Al-Kobra in Ehden, Lebanon, on 29 August 2009. The giant kibbeh prepared in a festive atmosphere by 25 women. To create the giant circular 20-square-metre (215-square-foot) kebbe they had to mix 120 kilos of mince, 80 litres of olive oil, 80 kilos of cracked wheat, five kilos of salt and a mere kilo of pepper.
The largest serving of falafel was 5,173 kg (11,404 lb 8 oz) and was achieved by Chef Ramzi Choueiri and the students of Al-Kafaat University (all Lebanon) in Beirut, Lebanon, on 9 May 2010. The falafel was made by around 300 student chefs under the direction of Chef Ramzi, and served on the new largest ceramic plate, which measured 7.17 m in diameter and was created by local architect, Joe Kabalan.
The longest career as a FIFA-listed referee is 20 years 10 months by Sarkis Demirdjian (Lebanon) from September 1962 to July 1983. Demirdjian specialised in officiating matches in Asia, totaling 826 matches throughout his 27-year career. Highlighted matches of his time as a FIFA-listed official included a UEFA World Cup qualifying match won by Germany 6-0 over Cyprus in 1965 and nine AFC/OFC World Cup qualifying matches in advance of the 1974 and 1982 FIFA World Cups. Demirdjian says his most turbulent match was a Continue reading →
The longest chain of scarves/neckerchiefs was 6,552 m 60 cm (21,498 ft), was made using 6,500 scarves, and was achieved by 194 Campaign in Beirut, Lebanon, on 15 May 2010. The scarves used were traditional Palestinian scarves called ‘Kofeyeh’, made famous by Yasser Arafat, and they were arranged into the numbers 194, the UN resolution known as ‘Right of Return’. The event was organised to mark the anniversary of ‘Nakba Day’, held every May 15, the day after the anniversary of Israel’s Independence according to Continue reading →
The longest marathon hosting a radio talk show was 46 hrs and 20 sec and was achieved by Rima Njeim (Lebanon) at the Aghani Aghani studios in Naccache, Lebanon, from 6 to 8 December 2013.
The longest sandwich measured 735 m (2,411 ft 5 in) and was created by members of three teams in total. These teams were Groupe Notre Dame Hazmieh-Scouts de L’Independence (Lebanon), Municipality of Hazmieh (Lebanon)and Mini-B chain restaurants (Lebanon). The attempt took place in Hazmieh village, Beirut, Lebanon, on 22 May 2011. The sandwich started at Notre Dame des Soeurs Antonines School and ended on Elie Street, in Hazmieh, Beirut, Lebanon. The width of the sandwich was 12.5cm and the overall estimated weight of the sandwich Continue reading →