Bhubaneswar: The Guinness Book of World Records officially approved Satyapir Pradhan of Bhawanipatna for creating record in delivering most number of punches with one hand in a minute.
The Guinness World Records authorities on Tuesday approved the video sent by Pradhan after verifying it.
With the final approval by the authorities in Guinness World Records in punching, Pradhan has become the first boy to achieve success in martial art in Odisha and only boy from Kalahandi district to have created the Guinness World Records.
Pradhan, a physiotherapy intern at Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital after completing medical course, had registered his name in the Guinness World Records by striking 393 punches in one minute on June 20, 2017. He broke the previous record of Pakistan’s Muhammad Rashid, who had scored 377 punches in a minute in Karachi on October 22, 2016.