5-YO Aashman Taneja From Hyderabad Has Set A Guinness World Record In Taekwondo

What was the most creative thing you did when you were a 5-year-old? Tried finger painting for the first time or fought with your sibling all the time? Well, 5-year-olds these days are far more productive than we were. From qualifying for the National championships to saving a life, kids these days are really smart and intelligent.

Recently, a five-year-old from Hyderabad made a Guinness World Record in Taekwondo for the most full contact knee strikes in one-hour non-stop, reports NDTV. Aashman Taneja, an incredible athlete is also a USA World Open Taekwondo Silver medalist.

The young boy was inspired by his sister to try to break the record.

“When my sister got two Guinness world records, I too wanted to secure the Guinness world record. She is my inspiration and so is my teacher,” Aashman was quoted saying by Business Standard.

He attempted the Guinness World Record for the most full contact knee strikes and successfully achieved more than 1200 knee strikes in one-hour non-stop.

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Ashish Taneja, his father was quoted saying, “My son practiced a lot for the world record, he was inspired by his sister and started training earlier. He was the youngest child to achieve the record.”

Aashman is currently practicing for another Guinness world record. We wish the young boy loads of success in all his future endeavors.

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