Chan picks up three Guinness World Records
Canadian honored for record-breaking scores
|Patrick Chan broke three Guinness World Records en route to the world title in Moscow. (Getty Images)|
"On behalf of Guinness World Records, I am thrilled to honor Patrick with three records for his performances at this year's ISU World Figure Skating Championships. Patrick truly embodies the ultimate in what Guinness World Records stands for, which is that hard work, focus, passion and determination can help you achieve your dreams, no matter what they might be," said Amanda Mochan, Adjudications Manager, Guinness World Records.
"Winning the world championships in Moscow was terrific. I was thrilled to learn that I broke all three world records! I am delighted to be part of the Guinness World Records family, which I have followed with great fascination since I was a young child at school," said Chan.
Amanda Mochan from the Guinness World Records New York office was on hand as the official adjudicator and presented Chan will all three certificates.
Men's Short Program World Record:
93.02 on April 27, 2011
Men's Free Skate World Record:
187.96 on April 28, 2011
Men's Overall Score World Record:
280.98 on April 28, 2011
Guinness World Records 2012 will be available in Canada starting on September 15, 2011. Please visit www.guinnessworldrecords.com for more information.