Sri Lankan Watches TV 72 Hours To Set World Record

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Suresh Joachim has broken his own Guinness
world record for nonstop broadcast-television watching, clocking 72
hours in the Swedish capital.

"I feel fine, I drank between 25 and 30 cups of coffee," Joachim said Sunday.

His previous record was 69 hours, 48 minutes, set in 2005.

Joachim, a Sri Lanka native who lives in Toronto, watched three seasons of the drama series "24" featuring Kiefer Sutherland, said Swedish TV4 spokeswoman Janina Witkowski.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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