Boy, 11, sets record for most Harry Potter characters guessed from film quotes

A schoolboy has set the Guinness World Report for most Harry Potter characters guessed from film prices inside 60 seconds.

Eli Chmelik, who received 19 appropriate solutions inside just one minute, said it felt “very strange” to maintain a world history.

The 11-year-aged, of Manningtree in Essex reported he go through the very first Harry Potter guide aged six and “instantly beloved the entire series”.

He stated he has study them “dozens of occasions each”.

Eli Chmelik examine the first Harry Potter e book aged six (Joe Giddens/PA)

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“I’d been looking at the guides obsessively for several a long time, then I observed the identical report but for Star Wars, and I imagined I can do this for Harry Potter,” he stated.

Requested how he well prepared for his record try, the enthusiast of the boy wizard said: “I study the guides a lot, for a commence.

“I browse them a lot more than I commonly do, which is saying some thing.

“I got people today close to me to test me occasionally.”

The Colchester Royal Grammar School pupil thinks he could much better his tally of 19 accurate answers, conveying: “The man or woman that essentially read through it wasn’t incredibly quickly at examining it to be trustworthy.

“I assume I could have obtained a great deal far more if they’d been incredibly brief at looking through it, simply because when I did it with my mom and dad I acquired 40 prices in a minute.”

Eli said he could better his score (Joe Giddens/PA)

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Eli life with his mother, Bonny Chmelik, 43, a advertising and marketing strategist, his father Stefan Chmelik, 58, who runs a meditation business, and his 9-yr-previous brother Magnus.

His mother claimed she was “so proud” of Eli.

“Eli’s very a self-starter and actually when he mentioned what about carrying out a earth record I was like ‘yeah go for it’,” she said.

“I did not realise rather how much work I was allowing myself in for.”

She had to secure two unbiased timekeepers, two unbiased witnesses and an independent reader for the filmed record endeavor, that was verified by Guinness World Records.

Guinness World Records congratulated Eli (Joe Giddens/ PA)

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“I experienced to pick 50 prices that have been not additional than four from every single person and not less than four text every single,” she claimed.

She explained that the checklist was randomised using a website.

A Guinness Entire world Documents spokesman claimed: “Congratulations to Eli on his new Guinness Environment Information title, an extraordinary achievement.”

They reported they have been happy he obtained the record as “a Guinness Entire world Documents title was on his bucket list”.

The history was reached by Eli in Shimpling in Suffolk on July 31 final 12 months and he gained his certification in December right after the history was confirmed.