World Burping Federation
Rue Du Conseil-General
Geneva 1700, Switzerland
World Burping Championship 2012
Tim Janus stunned crowd with an 18.1-second burp hailed as "lyrical," and "melodic" by judges. Janus set the standard in the first round of the four-round event after Yasir Salem knocked out a 14.3-second burp that was slightly uneven, but which had enormous chacater and texture. Janus went on to edge out Salem in the final round, earning himself $500 and the title of world record holder. Badlands Booker was crowd favorite and LA Beast achieved an impressive 12-second burp.