Andrea Muzii, a 21-year-old from Italy, has actually won the memory champions hosted in Germany this year and broken a world record while doing so.
Among other achievements, he had the ability to remember a 630-digit number within the area of 5 minutes in a discipline called Speed Numbers, organizer Steffen Buetow informed dpa. If verified, this would be a world record.
Muzii won the decathlon at the MemoryXL champions with a record-breaking 8,594 points, putting him top of the some 1,700 memory professional athletes, Buetow stated.
Competitors from 5 nations went to the occasion in Torgelow, in eastern Germany, with difficulties consisting of remembering images, word series and extended series of numbers.