Enes Kanter is a very large NBA player — until you stand him next to the world's tallest man, that is. Kanter, a power forward who hails from Turkey and plays for the Oklahoma City, stands 6-foot-11 and weighs 245 pounds. But that'sShow More Summary
This is like an optical illusion.
You should've seen Enes Kanter in his prime. He was a tall, tall man. Like a Swiss-Turkish beanstalk, really. Ah, those were the days...days that are gone now. The 6'11" Oklahoma City Thunder center became a short person Thursday afternoon thanks to a literal giant who wandered into his vicinity and shrank him down to size. Show More Summary
You see that dude on the right in the image above? That’s Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter. You may not believe me, but Enes is actually one of the tallest players in the NBA, at 6’11?. So why does he look so short in that picture? Because he’s standing beside the world’s tallest man, […]
Kanter is 6'11, Kosem is 8'3
Enes Kanter is not a small man. The Oklahoma City Thunder center is listed at 6-11, which is tall even by NBA standards. However, Kanter looks positively Spud Webb-like next to Sultan Kosen, a countryman of his from Turkey. Of course, everyone on the planet looks short compared to Kosen, who, at a whopping 8-3, has been […]
Guinness World Records marks its 60th anniversary with a video reflecting on The World’s Tallest Man, arguably the establishment’s most iconic record. Kurdish farmer Sultan Kosen currently holds the record at 8’3, well under Robert Wadlow’s all-time record of 8’11. Mankind has always been interested in extremes. Robert Wadlow escaped the attention of surgeons–or surgeons […]
To celebrate Guinness World Records Day, this happened. The tallest man in the world, Sultan Kosen (8 feet, 3 inches) met the shortest man in the world, Chandra Bahadur Dangi (21.5 inches) in London. Meanwhile, in NBC studios in New York, Al Roker is livestreaming his bathroom breaks, er, trying to break the world record for longest weather forecast.
The world's tallest man met the world's shortest man today to break a Guinness World record, but that's just one of the strange record-breaking moments you can see here
Today is the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day, and in London, the world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, met his counterpart for the first time in Sultan Kosen, who holds the world record for tallest man. Dangi, 77, hails from Nepal and is just 21.5 inches tall, while Kosen, of Turkey, stands at 8 feet 3 inches. Show More Summary
The world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, greets the tallest living man, Sultan Kosen, to mark the Guinness World Records Day in London November 13, 2014. Read the rest
They took a photo.
Today is the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day, and in London, the world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, met his counterpart for the first time in Sultan Kosen, who holds the world record for tallest man. Dangi, 77, hails from Nepal and is just 21.5 inches tall, while Kosen, of Turkey, stands eight feet, three inches. Show More Summary
They met for the first time at the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day in London
Leonid Stadnyk died on August 24th 2014 due to tumours gland that continued his entire life. He was 2.57 meters (8 feet 5 inches) and held the Guinness World Record for the Tallest living man. On August 20, 2008, editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday, announced that the title of world’s tallest man had […]
Sadly, Leonid Stadnyk, once unofficially considered the tallest man in the world, died Sunday. He was 44. Although he was never measured by the Guinness World Records committee — he was largely introverted — many consider the peasant farmer to be the world’s tallest man, according to the Mirror. A GWR spokesperson weighed in. We
Robert Wadlow suffered from an overactive pituitary gland which caused him to grow to a height no other person has reached ever reached and his one-of-a-kind presence is remembered with a bronze statue in Alton, Illinois. Also knownShow More Summary
This is Sultan Kosen. He’s the world’s tallest living man (and also has the largest hands and feet). He’s 8 feet 3 inches tall, so of course he married a woman who’s 5’8?. That’s actually fairly tall for a woman where I come from, but then again, I’m not eight feet tall. This all seemed like(...)
Sultan Kosen, the world’s tallest man, got married to Merve Dibo, 20, on Saturday in his native Turkey. He stands at the unbelievable height of eight feet and three inches ( 2.51 meters). The new Mrs Kosen is two feet seven inches shorter (78 cm) and barely reaches up to his waist. Show More Summary
Turkish farmer Sultan Kosen, 8’3?, has found love with Merve Debo, who is 2’7? shorter than he. Kosen has long been searching for a woman to share his life with, and had reportedly given up hope – until he met Ms Dibo. ‘How unfortunate I could not find a suitable girl of my own size. […]