Mohammed Khurshid Hussain sets world record for typing with his Nose
He came, he saw, he conk-ered: Man sets new world record for typing with his NOSE
Mohammed Khurshid Hussain, 23, from India, practiced for six hours a day
He already holds a record for typing the English alphabet in 3.43 seconds
The stunt took months of practice and dozens of failed attempts
Mohammed Khurshid Hussain, 23, wrote a 103-character sentence in just 47 seconds after practicing his technique for six hours a day, the International Business Times reported.
If confirmed it will smash the previous time of a minute and 33 seconds, set in Dubai in 2008 by an Indian man who used his nose to write the same sentence: 'Guinness World Records has challenged me to to type this sentence using my nose in the fastest time.'
It took Mr Hussain, from the southern city of Hyderabad, months of training to break through the 53-second barrier after reaching it at least twice.
During his attempts the hobbyist, his hands tied behind his back, was surrounded by crowds of fans with stopwatches and an extra-large monitor attached to the keyboard.
Last year American Mark Encarnación typed on a smartphone 'The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human' in 25.9 seconds - while blindfolded.
There is also a recorded time for typing the numbers 1 to 50 with a full stop between each one.
Hind Al Mulla, from the United Arab Emirates, managed the feat in 16.3 seconds at an event in Dubai in 2009.
Grace Pak typed a 264-character text on a mobile phone with a keyboard in 56.57 seconds in Pennsylvania, U.S., in 2011, setting another record.