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Friday, March 18, 2011

World's shortest person

World's Shortest Man Found in Nepal - Feb 26,2012

A Guinness World Records team measured Chandra Bahadur Dangi at 54.6cm (21.5in), declaring the 72 year-old shorter than previous title holder Junrey Balawing, from the Philippines, who stood at 59.7cm (23.5in) at the age of 18 last year(2011)

 The Guinness World Records recognised Junrey Balawing as the new "Shortest Living Man" on his 18th birthday on 12.06.2011Sunday (the day he became eligible for the title) in Sindangan. Balawing, who is from Philippines, reportedly stands at 23.6 inches(59.93 cm), considerably shorter than the current holder of the title, Khagendra Thapa Magar from Nepal, who measures 26.4 inches


Khagendra Thapa, who was officially the world's shortest man ( comes from the West Nepali village of Baglung ) measured  67 cm (26.4 inches) tall.

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