Sunday, August 1, 2021

ODD NEWS: School in UAE breaks Guinness record with world’s largest medal

A school in the United Arab Emirates earned a Guinness World Record by creating a medal that covers an area of more than 63 square feet.

The International Indian School-Abu Dhabi announced it created the world’s largest medal, which measures 63.93 square feet and weighs about 4,850 pounds, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the school and the 50th anniversary of the UAE.

The medal was designed by students and teachers at the school and features engraved symbols including the UAE flag and popular Abu Dhabi landmarks.

The medal was examined by a Guinness World Records adjudicator and certified as a new record.

“International Indian School’s name is embedded on the medal as a symbol of honor, pride, success and great accomplishment to its community for the last 5 years and for more years to come,” the school said in a Facebook post.

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