Girl, 6, breaks Singapore's pi memorisation record; recites 1,560 digits


Ishani Shanmugam earned herself a spot in the Singapore Book of Records.- COURTESY OF VENNILA MUNUSAMY

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Six-year-old Ishani Shanmugam broke the national record for most digits of pi memorised by reciting 1,560 decimal places of the mathematical constant.

She beat memory trainers Sancy Suraj - who held the previous record with 1,505 digits in 2018 - and Wellon Chou - who was the record holder in 2013 with 1,380 digits - to secure for herself a spot in the Singapore Book of Records.

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