|526 haircuts, £2,344 raised for the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability|
Nabi has unofficially smashed the previous Guinness World Record
Putney's Nabi Salehi completed his world record attempt on Friday and having completed 526 haircuts in 24 hours he has unofficially beaten the previous world record of 241.
A few months ago PutneySW15 interviewed Nabi after the refurbish & launch of his Putney Barbers Shop A&N Style on the Lower Richmond Rd. he told us then that the haircuts were free but he hoped that volunteers would make donations to the nearby Royal Hospital For Neuro-disability. he should be proud of his achievement as he raised a hair raising £2,344.
The criteria for the record attempt, meant people having the cuts had to have hair at least 1cm long to start with, and there had to be a noticeable difference in the appearance of those who came in with long hair.
Nabi told BBC London:
The event was independently witnessed and video and these records will be submitted to the Guinness World Records for it to ratify the record - we look forward to the official presentation!
June 4, 2011