10 South Africans will take part in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest concurrent time spent watching movies.
The current record stands at 120 hours 23 minutes, and the contestants will attempt to spend over 122 hours watching movies delivered via Telkom’s fibre.
“This is first time the record for the most time spent consecutively watching movies has been attempted via streaming. We’re excited to be able to make this technology available,” said Telkom.
Suresh Joachim, an international endurance competitor who holds multiple titles, will also take part in the event.
The event begins at 15:00 on 9 December at the Sheds in Johannesburg.
The South Africa contestants are:
- Sheetal Vallabh
- David Erasmus
- Tibor Donatus Kurucz
- Thulisile Madyo
- Tiberius TJo
- Delon Munian
- Aqeel Dockrat
- Buhlebethu Hlatshwayo
- Lionel Havenga
- Clarissa Schoeman