World's Shortest And Tallest Men Meet Outside The Houses Of Parliament

Sup Travellers?! The world's tallest man and the world's shortest man came face to face today outside the Houses Of Parliament in London to celebrate the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day and it blew everyone away.

Turkey's Sultan Kosen who stands at eight feet, nine inches tall, met with Chandra Bahadur Dangi from Nepal, who measures just 21 and a half inches in order to shake hands for the camera. 

31-year-old Kosen obviously had to stoop down to shake 74-year-old Dangi's hand.

"I was very interested how tall he was going to be, about how far up my legs he would go, and of course once I saw him I realised how tiny he was," Kosen told AFP.

He said meeting Chandra was "amazing", although he admitted bending the long, long way down for photographs was difficult.

"I do have problems with my knees so if I stand too long I do get tired," he said.

Kosen added: "Even though he is short and I am tall, we have had similar struggles throughout our lives and when I look into Chandra's eyes I can see he is a good man."

Meanwhile Dangi, a primordial dwarf who makes placemats, is the shortest adult ever certified by Guinness World Records.

"I was very pleased to see the tallest man in the world, I was curious to meet my extreme opposite," he told AFP.

The two men join hundreds of others who are taking part in a number of record attempts across the world to celebrate the occasion.

The annual broke a record of its own in 2004 when it became the world's best-selling copyright book. Guinness World Record Day was set up to commemorate the date.

Just imagine seeing the spectacle of Koshen and Dangi in person, It would definitely be an amazing sight. Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.