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World’s tallest man meets world’s shortest man.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Guinness World Record Day, the world’s tallest and shortest men have met in London.

World’s tallest man meets world’s shortest man.

The meeting took place among many others who too were trying their hardest to secure a place within the record books. However no one succeeded in garnering more attention than this real life odd couple.

Sultan Kösen (8 ft1) and Chandra Dangi (21.5incs) posed for many photos together outside the UK’s Houses of Parliament.

Kösen is a part-time farmer in Turkey and is only one of only 10 people ever recorded to surpass the height barrier of 8 feet. Along with this, he also holds the record for the largest hands (11.22 in from wrist to tip of middle finger) and recently just lost his title of largest feet, which measured in at just over 1ft each.

“I never imagined I would be in the book, I dreamed about it, but it was still a huge surprise,” told Kosen.

When asked about his experience meeting his opposite, Mr Kosen told: “Even though he is a short and I am tall, we have had a similar struggle throughout our lives and when I look into Chandra’s eyes I can see he is a good man.”

Mr Dangi, who recently took the title of world’s smallest man from Gul Mohammed by an inch, spends his days making placemats and head straps to assist villagers carrying heavy loads.

“I’m so pleased to be a Guinness record holder… thanks to this I have visited many countires and met many people. I really love it,” said Dangi

“I was very pleased to see the tallest man in the world, I was curious to meet my extreme opposite,” he added.

Guinness World Records recently celebrated their 60th anniversary and has sold more than 130 million copies in over 100 countries.

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