Pakistani girl wins 29th World Memory Championship
Pakistani girl Emma Alam has broken multiple records and won 29th World Memory Championship global finals as well.
Emma has competed in 10 categories in three day competition, the championship included participants from China, Canada, the Unite Kingdom, South Korea, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Algeria, the United Sates, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Libya, Qatar and Iraq.
Tony Buzan and Raymond Keene launched the World Championship in 1991, to bring forward the candidates with sharpest memory skills and intellectual power.
Moreover, Raymond Keene is a tremendous chess player who has been appointed as an officer by Queen Elizabeth. Whereas, the late Tony Buzan, author of 80 books, promoted mental literacy.
Emma Alam, on achieving the Championship said, “I had aimed to give my best in WMC 2020, backed by a lot of daily practice for the past two years with my coach and the institute. It still astonishes me how powerful the mechanism of human memory is and the brain’s infinite information storage system.”
Additionally, Emma has planned to participate and compete next year again with immense efforts, she further congratulated all the competitors around the globe.
Raymond Knee perceived Emma as the great sporting achiever of Pakistan.
Furthermore, the championship has reached to many international venues such as the Kingdom of Bahrain, Kuala Lumpur, Oxford University, Imperial College London, The Royal Festival Hall, Olympia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hainan and Wuhan (in 2019).
Earlier, Ryu Song, of North Korea won the 28th World Memory Championship.