Top 20 People With The World’s Best Memory - P5. Johannes Mallow


( Johannes Mallow is a German memory sportsman. He is a two-time winner of the World Memory Championships.

johannes Mallow was the first memory athlete to reach the magical 10,000 points in a World Memory Sports Council decathlon, at the Swedish Open Memory Championship 2013. Breaking one world record after another, Johannes set new standards in many established memory disciplines like Speed Numbers, 


Historical Dates, and Abstract Images among others. He was ranked #1 between 2012-2016. He appeared many times in TV Shows like the "Superbrain" in Germany and China. Johannes suffers from facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, a degenerative muscle disease, which forced him into a wheelchair in 2.

There are few people in the world with such a brilliant memory like him. Although everybody can learn and train the same techniques Johannes Mallow is using, only a handfull of athletes juggle their images as skilled like the postgraduate from Magdeburg, Germany. Suffering from a cureless desease,  which weakened his body more and more.  the young man is phisically handicapped.

"It is always possible to improve yourself, no matter at what point in life you currently are. Sometimes you just happen onto a niche perfectly suited to your skills".- Johannes Mallow


Currently he works as a Ph.D. student at the University of Magdeburg. Originally he is responsible for the magnetic resonance tomography. But since he works for a brain research study, He does a combination from both of it.

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