World Records in Typing

TEST
RESULT
TYPIST
MACHINE
YEAR
1 hr 147 wpm Albert Tangora Underwood Standard 1923
1 hr 149 wpm Margaret Hamma electric typewriter 1941
1 min 216 wrds Stella Pajunas IBM machine 1946
5 min 176 wpm Carole Bechen manual typewriter 1959
3 min 158 wpm Gregory Arakelian personal computer 1991
???? 192 wpm Natalie Lantos** PC 1998



** Natalie set the World Record while a student at the
    CompuCollege School of Business (Vancouver, BC )



Guinness Book of World Records, 1998 edition.