Imphal: The 24-year-old, Thounaojam Niranjoy Singh, from Manipur, has set a new Guinness World Record for the most push-ups with fingers tips in one minute.
The record was achieved by an Indian after 13 long years on Friday.
Niranjoy, who is already a two-time Guinness World Record holder, broke his old record of 105 push-ups in one minute by doing 109 push-ups in a minute during a Guinness Book of World Records effort organised by Aztecs Sports Manipur at Aztecs fight studio in Imphal.
After achieving this feat, he got appreciation from many people and one of them is Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju who took to the micro-blogging site twitter and said, ''I'm so proud of his achievement''.
''Amazing to see unbelievable power of Manipuri youth T. Niranjoy Singh who broke the Guinness Book of World Records for most push-ups (finger tips) in one-minute Flexed biceps
I'm so proud of his achievement !!''
Commenting on the same, the founder of Aztecs Sports Manipur Dr Thangjam Parmananda said that it is a remarkable achievement for an Indian to set the record after a 13-year gap.
Notably, the recorded footage will be sent to the Guinness Book of World Records in London to verify the new record.
As per the guidelines, Naranjoy attempted the Guinness Book of World Records in front of the onlookers.