Krishnam Raju Gadiraju

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Krishnam Raju Gadiraju
Krishnam Raju Gadiraju.jpg
Born (1989-05-24) 24 May 1989 (age 29)
ResidenceBhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
NationalityIndia Indian

Krishnam Raju Gadiraju (born 24 May 1989)[1] is an Indian Rubik's Cube speedsolver[2][3] and Unicyclist. He is a four-time world record holder. On 19 October 2014, Gadiraju solved 2,176 rubik's cubes with one hand in 24 hours and entered into the Guinness World Records.[4] On 19 October 2016, Gadiraju achieved his second Guinness World Record title after he solved 170 rubik's cubes on a unicycle, beating the former record of 117 cubes held by Owen Farmer, USA.[5][6] Gadiraju is currently the world's fastest Soma cube solver.[3] On 19 October 2017, he solved the soma cube officially in 2.93 seconds.[7] On the same day, with a time of 53.86 seconds, Gadiraju broke the world record for the fastest time to complete two Rubik's cubes simultaneously underwater.[8] He is a competitive chess player representing Karnataka at World Chess Federation competitions.[9][10] Gadiraju is also a memory athlete.[11]

Media appearances[edit]

19 Oct 2014 - The Hindu[12]

21 Oct 2016 - The Hindu[13]

20 Oct 2014 - The New Indian Express[14]

19 Mar 2017 - Bangalore Mirror Indiatimes[15]

13 Nov 2017 - Times of India[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Limca Book of Records". limcabookofrecords.in.
  2. ^ "'World Cube Association - Official Results'".
  3. ^ a b c Burli, Deepika (13 November 2017). "He can solve Rubik's Cube underwater". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Instagram post by Vamsi K Raju Gadiraju • Mar 9, 2015 at 3:32am UTC". instagram.com.
  5. ^ "Most Rubik's cubes solved on a unicycle". guinnessworldrecords.com.
  6. ^ "Youth solves Rubik's Cube 165 times while riding a unicycle". thehindu.com.
  7. ^ "Fastest time to complete a Soma cube". guinnessworldrecords.com.
  8. ^ "Fastest time to complete 2 Rubik cubes simultaneously underwater". guinnessworldrecords.com.
  9. ^ "Krishnam Raju Gadiraju FIDE Chess Profile - Players Arbiters Trainers". ratings.fide.com.
  10. ^ "Player - Page 25683144 - All India Chess Federation". aicf.in.
  11. ^ "Competitors: Krishnam Raju GADIRAJU". world-memory-statistics.com.
  12. ^ "'City youth ensures Guinness record'". The Hindu. 19 October 2014.
  13. ^ "'Youth solves Rubik's Cube 165 times while riding a unicycle'". The Hindu. 21 October 2016.
  14. ^ "'World's Fastest Rubik's Cube Solver'". The New Indian Express. 20 October 2014.
  15. ^ "'Fastest Finger First'". Bangalore Mirror Indiatimes. 19 March 2017.

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