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Guinness Record Broken in Budapest Circus

Hungary Today 2022.01.11.

A Czech performer has broken the unicycling height record at the Budapest National Circus.

This article was originally published on our sister-site, Ungarn Heute. Translated by Júlia Tar.

Pavel Valla Bertini set a new world record as a participant of the 14th International Circus Festival in Budapest in the run-up to the event. The unicycle acrobat rode around the ring of the Budapest Circus on a total of 17 wheels stacked on top of each other, 9.08 meters high, covering a distance of 20.3 meters.

Photo by Zoltán Balogh/MTI

The previous unicycle height record-holder was the American, Wesley Williams, who set the world record on March 11, 2020, at the Girona International Circus Festival with his 8.87-meter high unicycle.

As the current record attempt was successful, the artist received the record certificate from István Sebestyén, the president of the Hungarian Record Association.

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Pavel Valla Bertini comes from a Czech circus dynasty and already represents the fifth generation of performers. He has a daughter who according to the website of the Budapest circus, is also already performing.

Source: InfoStart

Featured image via Zoltán Balogh/MTI


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