Guinness World Record Holder, Mr Michal Kapral has become the fastest person to run a 10k while simultaneously juggling four objects during TFG CocaCola RunInAddu 2019. Many surprised of the groundbreaking record Mr Michal has overcome, In Only 55 minutes and 48 Mr Michal was sure to break the jaws of Guinness World record and imprint his name for another great World Record in the book. On this occasion, Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Company (MMPRC) would like to thank Kaimoo, Equator Village, Adaaran on providing an excellent stay for Michal and Family. Moreover, a huge appreciation to TFG in making this event possible.
His second record-breaking attempt will feature him attempting world record for the most consecutive stairs climbed while juggling three objects which is up to 1,776 steps; equivalent to the height of CN Tower in Canada, one of the tallest buildings in the world. He will attempt this on 11th October 2019 during the Children’s Evening Held in Sultan Park.
Michal Kapral is a world-famous athlete for “joggling”, a sport that combines running and juggling. Michal Kapral holds the Guinness World Record of 2 hours 50 minutes and 12 seconds in joggling. Michal’s previous world record attempts have received widespread media coverage by being featured on ESPN, Good Morning America, CNN, ABC, CBS, NPR and other TV and Radio programs.
His world record attempts were covered by international media and documented on social media to reach a wider audience. As Mr Kapral is Canadian, this event further promotes the Maldives as a destination to the growing Canadian market. This trip fits into to MMPRC’s marketing strategy to promote the Maldives on a global stage to niche markets specifically to MICE, culture and sports tourists. Based on the Arrival figures from January to August 2019, total tourist arrivals recorded to be 1,134,071, which is an increase of 16.6 % when compared to the same period of 2018. This event is part of a series of marketing activities to promote the Maldives across different countries.