The New Tallest Man In The World
Posted on April 21st, 2009 in Mainland China | No Comments » |
A Chinese man from the provenance of Henan has recently won the unofficial title of being the world’s tallest man, after measuring in more then 8ft (2.4 meters) tall. Zhao Liang, 27, had entered the Tianjin hospital for an operation to relieve pain from an old muscle tendon injury on his left foot when doctors began measuring his height. They discovered that Mr. Zhao is 8.07 ft tall making him 3.9 inches (10 cm) taller then Mr. Bao Xishun, who currently holds the Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest living man.
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Wang Keyun, his mother, said that he has a big appetite and can easily chunk down eight large steamed rice buns plus three dishes for dinner. She also added that she is deeply worried about his marriage, job, and his health because of his unbelievable height.
Mr. Zhao astonishing height caused a spur among hospital staff who urged him to get measured properly for official recognition. His height has not yet been identified by the Guinness judges, but Mr. Zhao said that he’ll eventual seek official measurement.
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