© David John - Flickr: DavenJohn

 
 
 
 

The world’s tallest and shortest men are meeting in London this week

Posted at 3:30 pm, November 12, 2014 in Fun London
Sultan Kosen, World's Tallest Man

[Photo: Helgi Halldórsson]

We don’t mean to exaggerate or anything, but this Thursday will literally go down in the history books (no, really).

Prepare for a collision of record-breaking proportions as the world’s tallest man meets the world’s shortest dude at St Thomas’s Hospital.

Chandra Bahadur Dangi

 

[Photo: Krish Dulal]

Chandra Bahadur Dangi from Nepal (54.6cm), will come face-to-face (or rather, face-to-kneecap) with Turkish farmer Sultan Kosen, who is five times taller at 251cm, at St Thomas’s Hospital. To put that height difference into perspective: it’s 6ft 4ins, the same size as Canadian rap giant Drake.

It’s all to celebrate the weird and wonderful tenth annual Guinness World Records Day.

See 10 London record breakers here.

Tags: , , ,

 

Advertisement