Vietnamese man set memory record in Thailand

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Đăng ký: VietNam News

Duong Anh Vu (Photo: VNA)

Duong Anh Vu (Photo: VNA)

Duong Anh Vu, a young Vietnamese man, has become the first foreigner honored in the Thai Book of Records for demonstrating the ability to memorize thousands of items of data on March 26th at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

Within two hours, Vu memorized 108 columns of information on the subjects of culture, economics, politics and the society of 206 different countries, including 22,248 items about total area, population, capital, reserves of crude oil, GDP, GDP per capita, currency and political system.

In addition, Vu also located places on a blank world map without any error.

Four officials from the Book of Records organization, a professor from Chulalongkorn University and 28 students witnessed and authenticated Vu’s superior retention.

The Thailand Book of Records awarded a certificate to recognize Vu setting the record for his outstanding memory. Vu is the second foreigner named in the Thailand Book of Records and is the only foreigner honoured for his memory.

On the same day, Vu registered to set a further record attempting to memorise more than 1,000 works of literature as well as remember and locate 20,000 geographic names on the map.

Vu is from Ninh Thuan, a south central coastal province of Vietnam, has a Master degree and is now doing a Doctor degree./.