The Turks came last in a new survey into men's staying power
British men have more stamina between the sheets than their foreign counterparts – despite lasting just 10 minutes, a study has found.
Researchers in Holland measured the sexual performance of nearly 500 men from five countries against the clock. They found that British men had sex for 10 minutes on average before reaching an orgasm.
American men came second with an average performance of eight minutes, followed by the Dutch with a 6.5-minute innings. Spaniards were fourth, giving their lovers 4.9 minutes of pleasure, while Turks trailed in last, clocking up an average 4.4 minutes.
One man, whose nationality was not identified, lasted just six seconds, the study by experts at Utrecht University in the Netherlands found. However, another participant in the research put in an impressive 52-minute performance before peaking.
A spokesman told The Sun: ‘The UK had the longest time. We found no major difference in those who used condoms. But men who drank alcohol before sex tended to last longer.’
The study, published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, was examining premature ejaculation. The condition is medically defined as the inability to last more than a minute. Forty per cent of British men are thought to suffer from the condition.
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