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Fifteen-year-old Patrick Pons from the United States September 2 this year sets a new world record for collecting so popular in the world of the Rubik’s Cube. This happened at state competitions. Virginia
Throwing the already assembled cube onto the table, Patrick exclaimed – a new one world?! That is, he intuitively understood in advance that he had collected the puzzle is very fast, which may well pull on a new achievement. After a few tense seconds, the judges confirmed – Yes, a new world record was set, since Patrick managed Collect the Rubik’s Cube in just 4.69 seconds.
Recall that the previous record in collecting this puzzle was established by an Australian youth – Felix Zemdegs, this happened at the end of last year. His result was 4.73 seconds, then there is only 4 hundredths of a second more than the current achievement.
Recall that the puzzle was invented by the Hungarian Ernö Rubik, inventor, sculptor and professor of architecture in 1974, however, the peak of popularity of this “toy” was in the beginning eighties of the last century, quickly spreading throughout to the whole world. Since then, according to preliminary estimates, it has been sold at least a billion of these puzzles.
By the way, the competition among boys and girls to collect the cube Rubiks became popular in the United States only at the beginning of this century, on that moment, note, the record was not so impressive compared to current, for example, in 2003, he showed only 16.7 seconds.
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