Mr Gomes says he spent about four months training for the challenge. His technique was to alternate between two fingers. And, clearly, it paid off: he beat the previous record by an impressive 59 hits.
Watch him break the record here:
The record has some on YouTube laughing however.
"Me ringing someone's door bell," jokes one person. "Me typing my project an hour before class," laughs another.
But, as it turns out, Mr Gomes is quite a talented pianist. He's a professional who has been playing since the age of seven.
"I broke this record in order to gain visibility in the international world of music by demonstrating my athletic prowess on the piano" he explains.
Mr Gomes played on an unmodified Yamaha CFX concert grand piano in a music store in Lisbon, Portugal on March 4. Click for more trending news
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