Indian man attempts knuckle push-up world record

This fitness fan did 1,638 knuckle push-ups in an hour

while attempting to break the world record

Location: Chennai, India

He wants to raise awareness for the importance of health and fitness

(SOUNDBITE) (English) RECORD ATTEMPTER, THULASINATHAN AJANTHA, SAYING:"I have done 1,638 push-ups in my first official Guinness World Record attempt, using knuckles. Actually the Guinness World Record was 2,175, my target is to break 2,400. This is my first official attempt, I (am sure) can make it in the next attempt."

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