26 Feb '12, 10am

Nepal pensioner crowned world's shortest man

Nepal pensioner crowned world's shortest man

Editor-in-Chief of Guinness World Records Craig Glanday (right) and Dr Kashila Pradhan (left) officially measure Nepal's Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, who says he's only 56cm tall, at the CIWEC clinic in Kathmandu, Nepal on Feb 26, 2012. -- PHOTO: AP KATHMANDU (AFP) - A 72-year-old man from a remote valley in south-western Nepal was on Sunday declared the shortest man ever documented after being measured by Guinness World Records officials. Mr Chandra Bahadur Dangi stands just 54.6cm tall, measurements confirmed, 5.3cm shorter than Filipino Junrey Balawing, the previous holder of the 'world's shortest man' title. 'I'm continually amazed that this record keeps getting broken,' Guinness World Records editor-in-chief Craig Glenday said in a statement after the adjudication in the Nepali capital Kathmandu. 'Just when you think it's impossible for the record to get any smaller, Mr...

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