Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records (GWR ) is the ultimate global authority on record-breaking achievements. First published in 1955, the annual Guinness World Records book is the biggest-selling copyrighted book of all time with 130 million copies sold to date in over 100 countries and 20 languages.
2012 was an amazing Olympic year, with many records set or broken at the London 2012 Olympic Games. In the last year, GWR reviewed 38,449 record claims from 174 countries and its team of adjudicators travelled to every cornerof the globe to verify 563 record attempts in 63 countries. Learn More