Nigerian lady begins 72 hour smile-a-thon – A young Nigerian lady has embarked on a 72-hour smile-a-thon in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest duration of continuous smiling. The lady, simply identified as Alexandra, plans to maintain a non-stop smile for 72 hours in order to achieve this feat.
A video that surfaced online captures her on a live cam, smiling continuously as the timer counts down.
Watch video below,
Meanwhile, Guinness World Records has stated that they had received over 1,500 applications from Nigerians in the
past two months. After chef Hilda Baci broke the record for the longest cooking marathon of an individual a few months ago. many Nigerians have jumped on the thread and applied for various record-breaking activities.
There has been a series of marathon attempts to break one record or the other. There have been longest-reading
marathons, kissing marathons, sex marathons, cooking marathons, massaging marathons, and many more.
According to reports, Guinness World Records said that since Hilda Baci’s record, there has been an increase in the number of would-be record breakers from Nigeria, with 1500 applications received.
“The attention and excitement that Hilda Baci’s cooking marathon gained was certainly an incentive for many Nigerians to consider attempting a Guinness World Records title. Since her record attempt, there has been a spike in applications from Nigeria, particularly for marathon records.”