Guinness world records 2020

Guinness World Records 2020

Welcome to Guinness World Records 2020. This electrifying cover is just the start of what’s inside the 66th instalment of the record-breaking annual. There are plenty of new features to enjoy in the book which will be hitting the shelves later this year. Here’s just a taste of what you can expect.


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Meet superlative cyborgs and awesome androids in our Robots feature chapter, curated by the award winning tech blogger Evan Ackerman.


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Ever read about a record-breaking person or object that’s so big you can’t quite get your head around how large it actually is?

The Snapshots features in Guinness World Records 2020 allows you to do just that as we place the likes of the tallest statue, the largest space station and the wealth of the richest living person next to iconic London landmarks.

Then you have an idea of just how big these records really are!

Regular features

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What happened on my birthday?

You can discover what record was set on your birthday. And, as 2020 is a leap year, this means that there will be a record for those of you born on 29 February!

Look out for the play buttons

Whenever you see the play button by a record, visit our YouTube channel to watch a video about that very achievement. This will give you the chance to see these incredible records come to life and learn more about the stories behind them.


Look out for record-breakers shown at their actual size.

Countless stats

Tables and charts provide countless stats, facts and figures at your fingertips.

Do Try This At Home!

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Want to be a record-breaker and get your name in the next edition of the biggest-selling annual book? Then check out our "Do Try This At Home" challenges. These "viral sports" records are inspired by our recent trip to SkillCon in Las Vegas, and can all be attempted at home, by anyone with the determination to be the best!

Also, our friends at SkillCon have filmed tutorials to help you maximize your chances of success, so look out for links to exclusive videos and learn how to solve Rubik's Cubes, master a yoyo, juggle just about anything and bottle-flip like a pro.