5.00 m (16 ft 4 in) Yelena Isinbayeva (Russia) Donetsk, Ukraine 15 February 2009 Awaiting IAAF ratification
6.15 m (20 ft 2.12 in) Sergei Bubka (Ukraine) Donetsk, Ukraine 21 February 1993
A modified six-engine version of the Ukrainian Antonov An-124 ‘Ruslan’, known as An-225 ‘Mriya’ (Dream) which was built to carry the former Soviet space shuttle Buran, has a wingspan of 88.4 m (290 ft), the greatest of any aircraft currently flying. The An-225 first flew on 21 December 1988.
The largest doughnut mosaic was created with 7,040 doughnuts at the Lviv Pampykh Festival in Lviv, Ukraine, on 07 Jan 2012 The attempt took place on Ukrainian Christmas day (7 January) as part of their Pampukh Festival. After the attempt all doughnuts were distributed to the public who had gathered on Market Square, the venue where the mosaic was created
The world’s largest rubber stamp seal is 1.3m (4.26 ft) tall and 1m (3.28 ft) in diameter, made from walnut, cherry and rubber, and was unveiled at the Brand of Year Awards in Kiev, Ukraine on 6 June 2002. It weighs 102.6 kg (226.2 lb).
The record for the longest windsurfing marathon is 71 hr 30 min and was set by Sergiy Naidych (Ukraine) at Radyschev Lake, Simerferopol, Crimea, Ukraine from 6 to 9 June 2003.
The longest time spent in direct, full body contact with snow is 60 min 8 sec and was achieved by Oleksiy Gutsulyak (Ukraine) in the Kyrylo Tryliovski City Park in Kolomyia, Ukraine, on 25 January 2013.
The most cut diamonds set into one ring is 2,525, in the ring “Tsarevna Swan”. It was created by the Lobortas Classic Jewelry House (Ukraine) and was presented and measured in Kiev, Ukraine, on 21 July 2011. The value of the ring, including all gold and diamonds is estimated at around 180,000 US dollars.
The most medals won at a single Games by a woman is seven by Maria Gorokhovskaya (USSR/Ukraine), who won two gold and five bronze medals in gymnastics at Helsinki, Finland in 1952.
The most spring barley seed planted in 24 hours is 74,347 kg (163,907 lb) covering an area of 571.9 ha (1,431 acres) by an unmodified AGCO Challenger MT865 tractor pulling an 18.35 m (60 ft) wide Horsch seeder at a Agro-Soyuz farm in the Sinelnikovo region, Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine from 23-24 April 2003. At 500 horse power, the Challenger MT865 tractor is considered the world’s largest production tractor. The record was set on just two fields, one having runs up to 4.5 km (2.8 miles) long Continue reading →