(worldkings.org) Australia won four gold medals and broke two world records on day nine of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, after a golden night in the pool was capped off with a win in the track and field.
[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.188) Ajinomoto (Japan): World's first producer of monosodium glutamate
(Worldkings.org) The Ajinomoto story began in 1908 when scientist Dr. Kikunae Ikeda discovered that the amino acid found in traditional Japanese seaweed soup (also called dashi), L-glutamic acid, is the source of umami – the savory, fifth taste found in many foods. This discovery led to the founding of Ajinomoto Co. and the introduction of the world’s first umami seasoning, monosodium glutamate.
(WorldKings.org) Nineteen-year-old becomes the first Indian woman to top the podium in the Paralympic Games.
[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.187) Neft Daşları (Azerbaijan): First operating offshore oil platform in the world
(Worldkings.org) Neft Daşları is an industrial settlement in Baku, Azerbaijan. The settlement forms part of the municipality of Çilov-Neft Daşları in the Pirallahy raion. This is a town located entirely on the sea, it is the first transshipment station of the oil field in the country of Azerbaijan and the first operating offshore oil rig in the world with dozens of rigs connected by interlaced network of bridges.
(worldkings.org) Two-time Paralympian Robert Griswold brought home gold in the men’s 100-meter backstroke S8, setting a new world record of 1:02:55. Spain’s Inigo Llopis Sanz took silver, and Fengqi Liu followed for bronze. Team USA’s Joey Peppersack placed seventh.
(worldkings.org) Breanna Clark won the women’s 400m T20 gold medal and continued to lower her own records at the Tokyo Paralympics.
(worldkings.org) Celebrations for Anastasia Pagonis after she breaks world record twice in 400m freestyle S11 to claim USA's first gold; while Japan's SUZUKI Takayuki wins 100m freestyle S4 on Day 2 at Tokyo 2020.
(worldkings.org) Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil won the gold medal in the men's javelin (F64) with a world record throw of 68.55m.
(WorldKings.org) Ibrahim Hamadtou has amazed viewers by playing table tennis with his mouth at Tokyo 2020 - having lost both his arms at the age of ten.
[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.186) Cinesphere (Canada): World's first permanent IMAX movie theatre
(Worldkings.org) Located on the grounds of Ontario Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Cinesphere was constructed in 1971. It is the largest IMAX theatre in Ontario. The theatre has both IMAX 70mm and IMAX with Laser projection systems. The theatre is considered a building of heritage value and shows movies each weekend. World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Cinesphere as "World's first permanent IMAX movie theatre".