A conventional rice cake raised challenge has been held at Daigoji Temple in Kyoto, Japan.

The occasion was hung on 23 February every year at the sanctuary, assigned as a World Heritage site.

Challenge Raised Rice Cakes Held At Kyoto Shrine

Challenge Raised Rice Cakes Held At Kyoto Shrine

This year, 69 people contended in the midst of the cheers of the crowd to see who could longest raise a monster “Kagamimochi” cake. The cakes were raised for men weighing 150 kilograms, while for ladies gauging 90 kilograms.

Yasuhiro Horio from the city of Kyoto won the men's division

Yasuhiro Horio from the city of Kyoto won the men’s division

A 31-year-old fire fighter named Yasuhiro Horio from the city of Kyoto won the men’s division. He had the option to lift the cake for 5 minutes and 11 seconds.

Mayumi Hayashi won an opposition for the ladies' division

Mayumi Hayashi won an opposition for the ladies’ division

A 46-year-bygone era named Mayumi Hayashi won an opposition for the ladies’ division, with a 11-minute and 31-second record.