ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Taekwondo blackbelt Ahmad Amin Bodla hasbroken the Guinness World Record for most squat thrusts in one minute with 40 pounds weight on the back.
Talking to APP, Bodla said he did 23 repetitions while the previous record was 21 by Paddy Douyle of England.
Bodla said it is a great honor for me to make records for my country. “I work very hard for these performances. I have achieved a lot international recognition over the last few years,” he said.
However, Bodla was disappointed that in Pakistan you don’t get reward for these activities.
“The priorities of the concerned sports authorities do not facilitate athletes other than cricketers,” he said.