Speedcuber of the Day: Teen Keeps His Ruibk's Cube Title by Solving it in Under 6 Seconds

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During the Rubik Cube World Championship Finals, a teenager took the win for the second year running according to The Telegraph.

19-year-old Feliks Zemdegs, from Australia, defended his title by solving the puzzle in 5.695 seconds at the contest in São Paulo, Brazil.

There are a total of 17 different Rubik's Cube competitions at the biennial event and players are timed to see who can complete the puzzle the fastest.

Mr Zemdegs narrowly missed the world record of 5.25 seconds held by American Collin Burns.



For reference, here's Burns setting that world record in April of this year.



Zemdegs actually used to hold the world record and this better quality video shows that accomplishment. It really gives a great close up on how fast these fingers need to solve da cube (which is what I assume they call the Rubik's cube).

Record of the Day: Watch a Guy Solve a Rubik’s Cube in 5.25 Seconds

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In the time it takes you to read this, Collin Burns might have already solved a Rubik’s cube.

At an official World Cube Association competition in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Burns set a new world record by completing a 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube in just 5.25 seconds.

You can check out another view of the feat here.

Warning: Demon child screaming in the background ruins everything.

The previous record was broken by Mats Valk from the Netherlands back in 2013, with a time of 5.55 seconds, which you can watch below.

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Solving a Rubik's Cube Around the World

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