Dr. S. Ramesh Babu (born on 12th February, 1957) from Karnataka, India played the Longest Solo Marathon Carrom for 24 Hr. 01 Min, 40 Sec., at Canara Union, Bangalore (Karnataka), India from 10th October, 1998 to 11th October, 1998. In all, he cleared 309 boards, pocketing 5360 carrom pawns in 5268 turns, with an average clearing rate of 3 Min. 3.3 Sec. per board. He did not utilize 1 Hr. 08 Min. 42 Sec. rest time, out of the 2 Hr. eligible rest time.