Australian quartet sets record for fastest stiletto race

2010-09-28 07:26

Sydney, Australia – Four Australian women have nabbed the world record for the fastest relay race in stiletto heels.

The quartet from the capital city of Canberra today completed an 80m course near Sydney’s Opera House in about 1 minute and 4 seconds while wearing 7.5cm stilettos.

A record keeper from Guinness World Records confirmed that the women had set the record and presented them with a certificate.

The women, known as the Pinkettes, say they plan to use their A$10 000 (R67 382) prize for a trip to Thailand.

About 100 women – and one man – competed in the race, which helped to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

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