Largest human torch: Florida State University sets world record

12-04-2017

(UsKings.us) Tallahassee, FL, USA -- More than 300 Florida State University students successfully formed the world's largest human "FSU Torch" on campus; it stretched across Landis Green from near Strozier Library to Landis Hall, setting the new world record for the Largest human FSU torch, according to the World Record Academy .

 A camera-equipped drone flying 400 feet overhead captured the "FSU Torch of Innovation" that students formed. Nearly 300 students at Florida State University successfully formed the world's largest human "FSU Torch" on campus. It stretched across Landis Green from near Strozier Library to Landis Hall. Photo: FSU Emergency Management 

The Guinness World Records world record for the largest human image of a torch consisted of 3,032 participants, achieved by National integrated forum of artists and activists (India) in Karnal, India, on 23 March 2014.

Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest human image of a foot; it consists of 1,290 people, achieved at an event organised by Antarmana Muni Prasanna Sagar Ji Maharaj and Sowmya Murthi Munisri Piyush Sagar Ji Maharaj, (both India) in Karnataka, India, on 29 January 2017. 

 Nearly 300 students at Florida State University successfully formed the world's largest human "FSU Torch" on campus. It stretched across Landis Green from near Strozier Library to Landis Hall.

A camera-equipped drone flying 400 feet overhead captured the unique moment. The historic photo will become part of a student-produced video spotlighting FSU's innovators and their commitment to teaching new technologies.

 

 FSU President John Thrasherjoined the effort. He stood at the center of the FSU Torch of Innovation, waved to the high-flying drone and praised students for pursuing innovative ideas.

   The event was part of the two-week long Innovation Celebration, which included eight events to highlight university research and the creativity of Florida State students.

 

 

 

According to worldrecordacademy.com


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