August 20, it became known that the Chinese giant Ksishun Bao (Bao Xishun) regained the title of the tallest man in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records (Guinness World Records).
Bao, whose growth is 2 meters 36 centimeters, was already the holder of the title of the tallest man of the world throughout the year. But last year it broke the record of Ukrainian Leonid Stadnik, whose growth turned out to be as much as 20 inches and 3 millimeters more (see photos in the sequel).
This year's Leonid Stadnyk refused to measure the growth of the new rules - participants must complete the measurement, which includes six measurements during the day standing and lying down. Ukrainian last year's title was granted on the basis of requests from his doctor. In connection with the refusal of Leonid Stadnik, who asked him to no longer disturbed, the title of the tallest man in the world has returned to the Chinese Bao Ksishunu.
The tallest man in the world Bao Chinese Ksishun with his wife.
Bao Ksishun three "unidentified suspect", photographing for Guinness World Records.
The tallest man in the world Bao Ksishun (Bao Xishun) with his compatriot, the smallest man in the world by the name of He Pingping (He Pingping).
The tallest man in the world Bao Ksishun works as a watchman goat pastures of Inner Mongolia. Bezizvestnogo shepherd hit the Guinness World Records has brought him fame and celebrity of the world, as a result helped him find a wife.
Bao Ksishun and He Pingping in Mongolia
Leonid Stadnik and Viktor Yushchenko. Ukrainian giant
Specially made shoes Leonid Stadnik 63 size.