Sergeant Chris Bullen and Corporal Joel Pickersgill played snooker continuously for 87 hours and 47 minutes at the Royal Air Forces Association’s Gateway Club in Newark, Nottinghamshire
The two friends, who met at RAF Odiham eight years ago and bonded over their love for the game, started playing on Wednesday 5 June at 10am and did not stop until after 1am on Sunday 9 June.
Joel emerged victorious, beating his friend by 118 games to 48. No rematch is planned. The previous record for the longest snooker singles marathon was 85 hours, 19 minute and four seconds.
Joel (34) said: