Malappuram man breaks world record in knuckle push-ups
Pookkottumpadam (Malappuram): A 48-year-old from Malappuram has broken the world record in knuckle push-ups in his attempt to enter the Guinness World Records and Limca Book of World Records.
C Pradeep, a native of Vattappadam here, bettered the world record by doing 99 push-ups in one minute in an event which was held as part of his preparations for the feat.
As per the data available with the Guinness World Records, the current record is in the name of Ron Cooper (USA) who did 91 push-ups in one minute. He achieved the feat on December 15, 2016. Ron broke the record set by Erumeli-native K J Joseph of 82 push-ups in January 2016.
Pradeep’s performance was organised by a collective of painting workers of Amarambalam on May 1. Pradeep, who has been a painting worker for over 30 years, is a former football player.
P V Anwar MLA and Panchayat President C Sujatha attended the event. The video and other documents related to his performance will be sent to the Guinness and Limca Book officials.