"I Remain a Record Holder in Spirit": Hilda Baci Changes Her Social Media Bio after Losing to Alan

"I Remain a Record Holder in Spirit": Hilda Baci Changes Her Social Media Bio after Losing to Alan

  • Nigerian chef Hilda Baci changed her social media bio after Alan Fisher was announced to have broken her record
  • On Tuesday, November 7, Guinness World Records announced the Irish chef as the new holder of the longest cooking marathon (individual) record
  • Giving reasons for her action, Hilda spoke highly of Fisher and how she took a cue from chef Lata Tondon, whose record she shattered

Nigeria's chef Hilda Baci has explained why she changed her social media bio after Alan Fisher broke her record.

Alan Fisher cooked for 119 hours and 57 minutes to dethrone Hilda Baci and was confirmed by Guinness World Records on Tuesday, November 7.

Alan Fisher, Hilda Baci, Chef Lata Tondon
Hilda praised Alan after he broke her record. Photo Credit: @hildabacicooks
Source: Twitter

Hilda's loss generated reactions, but she quickly showed sportsmanship, congratulating Fisher on his feat.

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In a tweet on X on Tuesday, November 7, Hilda explained that she removed the Guinness World Record title from her bio just as her predecessor, Lata Tondon, respectfully updated hers to acknowledge the new holder.

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She expressed admiration for the hard work Fisher put in, saying achieving such was no small feat. Hilda wrote:

"Just as Chef Lata respectfully acknowledged the new record holder by updating her bio and later fine tuning the wording I’ve adjusted mine too.
"Achieving such a record is no small feat, and I know this firsthand. I have only the greatest admiration for the hard work it took for Alan to reach such heights.
"Sportsmanship is about recognizing progress, whether the accolade is in my bio or not. I remain a record holder in spirit and in history. Let’s celebrate achievement and the spirit of competition."

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See her tweet below:

People react to Hilda Baci's explanation

@Spotlight_Abby said:

"They say records are meant to be broken, but in Hilda's case, she did it so gracefully that the world stood still for her. Lovely to see her spirit of sportsmanship and support for the new Guinness title holder, Alan, as the baton moves on. You both rock!"

@_AsiwajuLerry said:

"Why you dey even explain yourself. Move on to the next phase of your life, after 24hrs these people you’re explaining yourself to will find something else to bite."

@LadyGrasha said:

"Don't bother explaining yourself ma'am. The mob will always push you. You have written your name in history and that's the most important thing. Kudos to you."

@EditiPeter said:

"Let's celebrate a reattempt in advance mek boys see food chop abeg. Sha buy plenty food stuff...hunger don come multiply by 100 now."

@plsLoveaintreal said:

"U should stop explaining yourself pls u have done well, keep doing u Twitter will move on na just dis week dem go soon forget."

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Hilda Baci reacts after Alan Fisher dethroned her

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Hilda Baci had reacted after Alan Fisher broke her record.

She expressed her feelings and thoughts on the record-breaking event that Guinness officially confirmed on Tuesday.

A new world record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual was set by Alan Fisher, an Irish chef who owns a restaurant in Japan. Fisher cooked for an astonishing 119 hours and 57 minutes, breaking the previous record of Nigerian cooking queen Hilda Baci.

Source: Legit.ng

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