Business Analytics student breaks world record

Mats Valk holds a new world record in solving Rubik’s cube. On November 6 he managed to solve Rubik’s cube in just 4.74 seconds during the Jawa Timur Open 2016 competition in Indonesia.

11/16/2016 | 7:15 PM

Mats studies Bachelor Business Analytics at VU Amsterdam. He is also one of the best Rubik’s cube speed solvers in the world. Currently Mats holds the world record in the 3x3x3 Rubik’s cube, and he took the second place in World Rubik’s Cube Championship 2015 and 2013. Previously he broke the world record in 2013 by solving Rubik’s cube in 5.55 seconds. You can see Mats breaking the world record in the video linked in the following article in Het Parool: