Guinnes World Record for Barbados
Barbados now holds the Guinness World Record for the Most People Performing Burpees simultaneously.

On October 16 at approximately 5:20 p.m., 525 people took to the field at the Usain Bolt Sport Complex at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus as part of the Surfside Wellness Centre Allmax Nutrition Fitness Extravaganza. 

After the required two minutes of everyone performing burpees, 10 people were disqualified, leaving the official number of people who completed the task at 515.

Philip Robertson, the adjudicator from Guinness World Record, handed over the certificate to George Griffith of Surfside Wellness Centre to the cheers of everyone present.

The previous record stood at 386, which was set on August 22 at the Rocket City Tailgate Challenge (USA) at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.

The special evening did not end there for Barbados, as Kristina Hassell may have also laid claim to the Guinness World Record for the Most Burpees in One Minute (Female). Read more