Paper plane championship - level 2
People held the world paper aeroplane championships in Austria. The event settled three 2015 titles. They were the titles for the furthest throw, most aerobatic flight, and the aircraft which flew for the longest time.
Around 46,000 people around the world entered the championships, but five hundred qualifying contests narrowed them to just 200.
The furthest throw was an amazing 53.22 metres. The longest flight was 14.36 seconds long.
Difficult words: championship (an event at which a champion in a sport is found – a person who is the best at the sport), settle (to set), qualifying contest (an event at which people who can come to the final event are chosen).
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