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Hilda Baci Dethroned, Congratulates New World Record Holder

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Nigerian chef Hilda Baci no longer holds the record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.

Irishman, Alan Fisher was named by the Guinness World Records (GWR) on Tuesday as the new record holder after completing over 118 hours of cooking. 

The Irish Chef according to the GWR "cooked for an incredible 119 hours and 57 minutes at his restaurant in Japan", eclipsing Hilda Baci's by more than 24 hours.

Hilda broke the record for the longest cooking marathon (individual), with a time of 93 hours 11 minutes back in June.

The previous record of 87 hours 45 minutes was set by Lata Tondon (India) in 2019. 

New GWR holder Fisher also bagged the crown of the longest baking marathon (individual).

Setting a new time of 47 hours and 21 minutes, he beat the previous record of 31 hours and 16 minutes previously held by USA's Wendy Sandner. 

Meanwhile, the Nigerian chef has congratulated her successor, Fisher following his achievement. 

In a statement on her X account, the 26-year-old while commending the Irish chef, also expressed gratitude for having achieved the feat.

She said: “Huge congratulations to Alan Fisher! 119hrs 57mins is a huge achievement, and I wish him all the best as the new world record holder!

“I’m so happy to have held a record so prestigious and profound I will forever be honored and grateful for all the love and support.”


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