A water park just earned a world record for the most amazing thing

A water park just earned a world record for the most amazing thing

ABU DHABI — How many different people does it take to earn a Guinness World Record? In the case of one particular water park in the Middle East, exactly 102.

Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi just earned a Guinness World Record for ‘Most Nationalities in a Swimming Pool’, an achievement meant to celebrate co-existence and tolerance. The event kicked off at 10 a.m. on April 13 and was held in the presence of Guinness World Records representatives.

A total of 102 nationalities came together for the event to represent their home countries. Guests held their countries’ flags while standing in the Amwaj Wave Pool before enjoying a day filled with family-friendly fun, including complimentary face painting and 40 rides and attractions.

A water park just earned a world record for the most amazing thing

The record-breaking act came on the heels of an initiative held by the World’s Leading Waterpark to celebrate the Year of Tolerance, which took place on April 12.

“It fills me with an immense amount of pride to be able to celebrate this milestone record in honour of the Year of Tolerance, which was made possible thanks to the co-existence of cultures and rich diversity that we are blessed to have in the UAE,” said Leander De Wit, General Manager of Yas Waterworld. “On behalf of the entire team at Yas Waterworld, I’d like to express our gratitude to our beloved guests who joined us on this momentous day to help us achieve the record title of ‘Most Nationalities in a Swimming Pool.”