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or rec′ord-hold`er,

a person or thing recognized for the accomplishment of a feat to a better or greater degree than any other.
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Ffordd Pen Llech in Harlech was announced as theGuinness World Recordholder on Tuesday, having wrestled the title from Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand.
"I am the world recordholder in the last seven years in winning semi-finals.
JURGEN KLOPP has laughed off his appalling record in finals by calling himself a "world recordholder in winning semis".
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has laughed-off his appalling record in finals by rebranding himself a "world recordholder in winning semifinals" and insisting he is not the problem.
He has his sights set on winning tomorrow's race in London, though knows he will have to run the race of his life with world recordholder Eliud Kipchoge leading a stellar field.
Owens, the curre holder for most te eed, will be offici in June and sa pleasure current world recordholder test matches refereed, officiating at the final said it was a "great and honour" to the event.
His achievement followed Cook's fairytale sign-off with a century in his last Test innings the previous day - and as Anderson recalled cleanbowling India tailender Mohammed Shami on the final evening at The Oval, his fellow national recordholder was uppermost in his thoughts.
Aspetar has become an ideal treatment and rehabilitation destination forelite athletes from Europe, including South African 400m world recordholder, Wayde van Niekerk, who was recently in Aspetar for treatment,fellow Icelandic footballers Eidur Gudjohnsen and Alfreo Finnbogason,Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson, Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland,Watford's Craig Cathcart, Sunderland's Younes Kaboul and Brugge'sAbdoulay Diaby have also visited the facility.
If Buick clears he wins, but if he gets caught out early then a case can be made for track recordholder KingEden in five.
Roland-Jones counted Hashim Amla, the tourists' national recordholder for his unbeaten triplecentury on this same ground five years ago, Quinton de Kock and both openers as his victims in his maiden Test match spell.
He has been so busy creating more records and bigger and better stunts that he had not realised that a chap in Brazil was now the recordholder with 52 donuts.
World marathon recordholder Radcliffe, whose 2003 mark of 2hr 15min 25sec would be wiped out under the plans, said: "It's very hard to be told 'we don't value your record, we don't believe or respect it and we can't trust it.' "We worked extremely hard for those records."