26 Jun '11, 1pm

Pictures: Man eats 16 seeds of durian in 1 minute via @cmswire

Pictures: Man eats 16 seeds of durian in 1 minute via @cmswire

SingTel held a durian speed eating contest on Sunday at Jurong Point mall. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN TO GET hearts here racing for this year's F1 Singapore Grand Prix, the event's title sponsor, SingTel, held a durian speed eating contest on Sunday at Jurong Point mall. The contest was part of a series of speed-related competitions, such as beer drinking and origami folding, that the telecommunications company is rolling out to get Singaporeans into the F1 spirit. For the durian contest, competitors had to eat as much durian as they could in one minute. Sales executive Aundrey Francis, 34, ate 312g of durian, or 16 seeds of durian in that time to beat nine other contestants. His timing set the first record for the Most Durian Eaten In One Minute in the Singapore Book of Records. His record attempt will also be lodged with the Guinness World Records to see if it qualifies to...

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