Nothing is impossible in this world for a strong-willed and passionate person, and Adil Teli from Kashmir just proved the statement true. The 23-year-old now has a Guinness World Record in his name for reaching Kanyakumari to Kashmir in just 8 days 1 hour and 37 minutes, that too on a cycle! With this feat, he has broken the previous record of 8 days, 7 hours and 38 minutes by 17-year-old Om Mahajan, the said record was created in November 2020 .

Well, this is not the only achievement that Adil has in his bag. He also holds the record for being the fastest cyclist to cover 440 km between Srinagar and Leh in 26 hours and 30 minutes only!

Story of Adil

Adil is a cyclist from Narbal district, Budgam. He started his long sojourn on March 22, 2022, from Kashmir and reached Kanyakumari by covering 3600 km in 8 days. It was no easy feat of course. Months of preparations and a lot of hard work went into this achievement. Adil got his training in Amritsar, and he also had a coach to help and guide him through.

His journey

On March 22, 2021, Adil commenced his journey from Clock Tower at Lal Chowk in Srinagar at 7 AM. He had his eyes on the bigger goal but things were not easy for him due to the pandemic. Yet, he managed to travel through India and visited Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Madurai, among others.

For Adil, his Srinagar – Leh journey was a turning point. The record gave him a boost to set his goals high. Since then, he was waiting to break the World Record of Kashmir to Kanyakumari.

After creating the world record, Adil addressed the media and thanked all his sponsors, guides and well-wishers.

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