10 Oct, California, USA: Karate player Ujjawal Thakuri has got his name registered in the Guinness World Records.

Thakuri has set a new record by lifting 63.58 kilograms weight amid a programme in the USA. He broke the record of a man, who lifted 50 kilogram weight earlier.

A permanent resident of Kathmandu, Thakuri, 42, is currently living in the USA. He has won in many events of national and international karate competitions. RSS