German man sets world record for longest birthday ever

SVEN Hagemeier has had a 26th birthday he’ll never forget: breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest birthday.

Hagemeier smashed the 1998 record of 35 hours, clocking up 46 hours of birthday celebrations.

Sven, of Leipzig, Germany, turned 26 on August 4, and stretched it out for almost two full days by flying from Auckland, New Zealand, to Brisbane, Australia and on to Honolulu.


But there was no cake for this birthday boy, spending most of those 46 hours eating airline food.


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