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Teacher from Halifax claims longest throw-in record

A physical education teacher from West Yorkshire has claimed the world record for the longest football-style throw-in.

Danny Brooks, 28, launched a ball 49.78m (163ft) - half the length of a football field - with his unusual gymnast-style flip throw.

Shamir Masri reports.


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