Athletic Activities

Lifting Up the World with a Oneness-Heart

  • Up to June 2004, Sri Chinmoy has lifted 7,027 individuals overhead with one arm

Weightlifting

30 Jan 1987

7063¾-lb One-arm Lift (right arm)

04 Aug 1988

7040¼-lb One-arm Lift (left arm)

19 Feb 2000

Standing Overhead Double Dumbbell Lift, 1300 lbs

15 Oct 2000

1000-lb Double Dumbbell Bench Press

28 Nov-6 Dec 2002

Lifted 1000 lambs in a Seated Double-Arm Overhead Lift in 6 lifting sessions, New Zealand

10 Dec -
16 Dec 2002

Lifted 100 cows in an Overhead Platform Standing Calf Raise Lift in 3 lifting sessions, New Zealand

12 Apr 2004

800-lb Seated Overhead Double Dumbbell Lift

11 Apr 2004

Lifted 146,931 lbs in one day – a record number, 20,000 lbs or
10 tons more than he did at his 2002 public weightlifting exhibition

11 April 2004

Lifted own body weight of 177 lbs (including apparatus) 100 times
with his left arm from a seated position, 1 minute, 17 seconds

12 Apr 2004

10 reps of 400-lb Crunch Abdomen-Ups

Rainbow-Dreamers Feats

21 Apr 1996

Standing Vertical Jump, 18¼”

03 May 1996

Standing High Jump, 35”

16 Jun 1996

Vertical Jump onto a Platform, 33”

22 Feb 1997

79 baskets out of 100 from foul line

Rainbow-Dreamers Bodybuilding Exercises

30 Apr 1996

Step-Ups Wearing a Weighted Vest, 100 step-ups with 50-lb vest

16 Jun 1996

Walking with a 100-lb Weighted Vest, 250 metres

17 Aug 1996

Crunch Sit-Ups, 13,000 in 2 hours, 40 minutes

Personal Bests, Sprinting to Ultramarathons

Sri Chinmoy has completed 241 races, including 22 marathons and 5 ultramarathons

11 Jul 1992

100m 13.67 seconds Sri Chinmoy Masters Games, Queens, NY

11 Jul 1992

200m 29.69 seconds Sri Chinmoy Masters Games, Queens, NY

27 Sep 1983

400m 72.66 seconds World Masters Games, San Juan, PR

29 Jul 1981

800m 2:47 Sri Chinmoy Grand Prix, Queens, NY

27 Jun 1982

1500m 6:30 Sri Chinmoy Race, Queens, NY

02 Aug 1981

1 mile 6:23 Sri Chinmoy Grand Prix, Queens, NY

29 Mar 1981

2 miles 13:42 (6:51 pace) Sri Chinmoy Race, Westport, CT

06 Jun 1979

3 miles 22:21 (7:27 pace) Sri Chinmoy Race, Scottsdale, AZ

17 May 1980

3.1 miles/5k 22:12 (7:09 pace) Great North Fork Footrace, Greenport, NY

23 Mar 1980

3.5 miles 25:29 (7:09 pace) March Speed Run, Brooklyn, NY

07 Aug 1982

4 miles* 30:33 (7:34 pace) Summer Blahs Race, Central Park, NY, NY

11 July 1982

5 miles* 38:11 (7:38 pace) Sri Chinmoy Race, Queens, NY

10 Oct 1981

6.2 miles/10k* 54:11 (8:48 pace) Foliage Run, Ringwood, NJ

30 Mar 1980

7 miles 51:18 (7:19 pace) Sri Chinmoy Race, Fairfield, CT

23 Sep 1979

10 miles 1:23:47 (8:23 pace) Sri Chinmoy Race, Greenwich, CT

13 Sep 1981

13 miles* 2:01:30 (9:20 pace) Sri Chinmoy Marathon (first 13 miles), Plainsboro, NJ

15 Nov 1981

13.1 miles* 1:55:24 (8:48 pace) Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon, Queens, NY

04 Oct 1981

15.5 miles/25k 2:30:35 (9:43 pace) New York City Marathon Tune-Up, Central Park, NY, NY

25 Mar 1979

26.2 miles 3:55:07 (8:58 pace) Heart-Watchers Marathon, Toledo, OH

27 Aug 1980

47 miles 11:27:24 Sri Chinmoy Ultramarathon, Queens, NY

* The following are unofficial split times that surpass the above race times

27 Jul 1982

4 miles 30:21 Rhode Island

27 Jul 1982

5 miles 38:07 Rhode Island

27 Jul 1982

6.2 miles/10k 47:11 Rhode Island

02 May 1982

13 miles 1:54:04 Newsday L.I. Marathon, Long Island, NY

02 May 1982

13.1 miles 1:54:30 Newsday L.I. Marathon, Long Island, NY

Tennis

13 Jun 1977

Sri Chinmoy started playing tennis

21 Apr 1996

Standing Vertical Jump, 181/4”

03 May 1996

Standing High Jump, 35”

16 Jun 1996

Vertical Jump onto a Platform, 33”

22 Feb 1997

79 baskets out of 100 from foul line

Push-ups

07 Jan 1986

2,230 in 59 minutes 50 seconds, Kyoto, Japan