KORNEUBURG, Austria (AP) - Here comes the bride, and there goes her veil - all 2.74 kilometres of it.

Eva Hofbauer went to her wedding on Wednesday claiming to be wearing the longest bridal veil in the world, the Austria Press Agency reported. Her groom could only watch, robbed of any attention, as Hofbauer was assisted by hundreds of young people who carried the veil into the church in Korneuburg, a town on the Danube River just northwest of Vienna.

Mayor Wolfgang Peterl said he hoped the veil would earn a place in the Guinness Book of Records