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All World and National Records

Full listing World and National Records - Memory Championships

Disciplines and World Records - Adults (18-59 years old in year of Competition)

*** denotes most recent record/s broken - as at 2 December, 2013

Discipline Record Competitor Championship
Abstract Images (15 Minute) - All 492 points Johannes Mallow WMChampion German 2013
Binary Digits (5 Minute) - National 1080 digits Johannes Mallow WMChampion Swedish Open 2013
Binary Digits (30 Minute) - WMC Only 4140 digits Ben Pridmore WMChampion WMC 2007
Speed Cards (5 Minute) - All 21.19 seconds Simon Reinhard GMM German Open 2011
Cards (10 Minute) - National 370 cards Simon Reinhard GMM Swedish Open 2013
Cards (30 Minute ) - International 884 cards Ben Pridmore WMChampion Derby 2008
Long Cards (1 Hour) - WMC 1456 cards (28 Decks) Ben Pridmore WMChampion WMC 2010
Spoken Numbers (1 second) - All 364 digits Johannes Mallow WMChampion Swedish Open 2013
***Speed Numbers (5 Minute) - All 501 digits Johannes Mallow WMChampion WMC 2013
Numbers (15 Minute) - National 937 digits Johannes Mallow WMChampion Swedish Open 2013
Numbers (30 Minute) - International 1479 digits Simon Reinhard GMM German Open 2014
Long Numbers (1 hour) - WMC 2660 digits Wang Feng WMChampion WMC 2011
Historic/Future Dates (5 Minute) - All 132 dates Johannes Mallow WMChampion Swedish 2011
Names & Faces (5 Minute) - National 84 points Simon Reinhard GMM Swedish Open 2013
Names & Faces (15 Minute) - WMC and International 186 points Simon Reinhard GMM German Open 2014
Random Words (5 Minute) - National 124 words Simon Reinhard GMM Swedish Open 2013
Random Words (15 Minute) - WMC and International 300 words Simon Reinhard GMM German Open 2010
Names & Faces (5 Minute) (Old Format - National Faces) 94 points Katie Kermode Welsh 2009
Poem - Old 345 points Astrid Plessl GMM WMC 2003

WMChampion = World Memory Champion

GMM = Grand Master of Memory

Please email Angel Lai Level 4 Memory Arbiter, World Memory Sports Council to advise of any errors or updates.

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Original database by Simon Orton, former Australian Memory Champion.