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Romania has displaced the Netherlands to secure the honour of holding the Guinness World Record for the longest bridal train.

The 3,000-metre-long train was so long that 17-year-old Ema Dumitrescu stunned onlookers by modelling it from a hot air balloon in Bucharest.

While breaking a Guinness World Record often entails achieving a great feat or displaying tremendous athleticism, people occasionally gain an entry in the book in less strenuous ways.

IB Times UK takes a look at some of the more weird and wonderful official Guinness World Record attempts that have been broken over the years.