VIDEO - Limavady pushes way to new world record

Limavady pushed its way into the Guinness Book of Records at the weekend when 447 people took to the ground to become the biggest number of people in the world to do push-ups at the one time, in the one place, for one minute.

The record breaking event took place in Drumceatt Square on Friday evening, with people of all ages joining in to make the new record, smashing the previous record of 352 people, achieved by Laboratorios Silanes S.A. de C.V. (Mexico) at Bosque de Tlalpan Park in Mexico City, Mexico, on 20 October 2012.

PUSH UP!! Limavady in the midst of a new world record for the most people in the one place doing one minute of push ups on Friday at Drumceatt Square with boxing champ Eamonn O'Kane leading the way in the front row wearing a red baseball hat. (1308SJ50) Photo: Sheena Jackson

PUSH UP!! Limavady in the midst of a new world record for the most people in the one place doing one minute of push ups on Friday at Drumceatt Square with boxing champ Eamonn O'Kane leading the way in the front row wearing a red baseball hat. (1308SJ50) Photo: Sheena Jackson

Boxing champ, Eamonn O’Kane from Banagher, and Limavady Mayor Gerry Mullan were among those who completed the challenge to the sounds of the iconic Rocky theme tune.