There are people who, due to genetics or health problems, are well above standard height. Some use this fact to their advantage, becoming basketball or volleyball players, and some have health problems, and therefore restrictions on sports.
But they all attract attention, because not every day you see someone above 2 meters.
1. Olivier Richters: 2.18 m.
The Dutch are already quite tall, but this guy is definitely above average. Olivier Richters, a 29-year-old bodybuilder, weighs 190 kg and has a height of 2.18 m.
2. Amazon Eve: 2.01 m.
Her real name is Eric Erwin, and she is an American model, fitness instructor, and actress. This is currently an example of a healthy lifestyle for many people.
3. Broc Brown: 2.33 m.
Broc Brown is today considered one of the tallest teens in the world. He gained height due to a rare genetic disease called Sotos syndrome. Despite his illness, Brock remains optimistic, and his heart is as big as he is.
4. Margot Didek: 2.18 m.
Malgozhata Didek was a Polish basketball player, the tallest in the world. She grew so big because of her parents, each of whom was six feet tall.
5. Robert Wadlow: 2.72 m.
In the photo below you can see Robert Wadlow next to his father. He was the tallest man in our history, reaching 2.72 meters. This was due to hyperplasia, which produces abnormally high levels of human growth hormone. Robert weighed 199 kg.
6. Leonid Stadnyk: 2.57 m.
The stadnik began to grow after brain surgery when he was 13 years old. One tumor caused increased secretion of growth hormones. He refused to be measured and never showed interest in being in the Guinness Book. Its growth was eventually recorded in the Book of Records of Ukraine.
7. Denis Tsyplenkov: 23.5 cm wrist.
This man’s wrist is 23.5 cm. He owns the largest hands in the world, and is also known as the Incredible Ukrainian Hulk. Denis Tsyplenkov is the world champion in arm wrestling, which is not surprising.
8. Sultan Kosen: 2.51 m.
Sultan a 36-year-old Turk, known as one of the tallest people in history. Finding a suit for him is very difficult, since his legs are 1.26 meters long. He is the tallest person in the living world, according to the Guinness Book of Records, with a height of 2.51 meters. The abnormal growth of his body is the result of a tumor affecting the pituitary gland, which is responsible for the production of growth hormone.
9. Brahim Takiulla: 2.46 m.
Brahim Takiulla - Moroccan, who find her place in the Guinness Book of Records for the Largest feet size in the world. The size of his left foot is 38.1 cm, and his right foot is 37.5 cm. Officially, this is the second tallest living person in the world.
10. Caroline Wells: 2.06 m.
Caroline is considered the tallest woman in Germany. She was engaged in model work, she is 32 years old, she weighs 117 kg.
11. Ekaterina Gamova: 2.06 m.
Ekaterina Gamova is a former Russian volleyball player. She is one of the tallest athletes in the world.
12. Ekaterina Lizina: 2.06 m.
Catherine is the owner of the longest legs in the world among women. She was also a Russian basketball player and participated in the 2008 Olympics, where her team won a bronze medal.
These are the giants! Have you met such tall people?