Spooning record set by med students

For the uninitiated and/or lonely, spooning is a form of affection where one person wraps their arms around the other from behind while lying on their sides so their bodies fit together like spoons.

A total of 1108 medical students representing all of Australia’s medical schools – along with a contingent from New Zealand – took part in the record attempt. They succeeded in more than doubling the previous record set by 529 US students in 2010.

The feat was achieved during the recent Australian Medical Students’