The TOSY spinning top has been certificated by Guinness World Records as the longest running mechanical spinning top with a duration of 24hr 35min 15sec.

The toy was created and produced by Vietnamese firm TOSY Robotics JSC.

It was presented in Nuremberg , Germany , in February at the International Toy Fair.

An illuminated version of the toy with a running duration of four hours, suitable for most children, will be released worldwide in August.

A magnet stick can be used to control the top./.