Original URL: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/10/19/mobile_phone_chucking_record/

German claims mobile phone chucking record

Diddle eeeeeeeeee

By Tim Richardson

Posted in Networks, 19th October 2004 11:13 GMT

A German man is claiming the title of world mobile phone-chucking champion after hurling his handset 67.5m - that's 223 feet in old money.

The new record set by Nico Morawa - a member of the association of German mobile phone throwers - thrashes the former monster throw of champion Heiko Scholl, who flung his mobile 65.8m four years ago.

Morawa beat 70 other contestants who took part in a cellphone tossing event on Sunday.

AFP reports that both men are from Kamenz in the eastern state of Saxony. Which is nice. ®

Related stories

Mobile users twice as likely to get tumours - report
Germans develop bad breath-detecting mobe