World’s Shortest Man And Woman Come Together For The First Time To Launch Book
Chandra Bahadur Dangi, the world’s shortest man and Jyoti Amge, the world’s shortest woman met for the first time to celebrate the organisation which made them famous.
The 18-year-old from India and the 72-year-old Nepalese both made headlines last winter when they were given their titles by the Guinness World Records.
The world’s smallest man, 72-year-old Chandra Dangi from Nepal meet Jyoti Amge, aged 18 from India, who is the shortest woman in the world as they launch the new edition of Guinness Book of Records
Chandra and Jyoti may be generations apart but were joking and laughing as they posed for photos with the new book, both dressed in traditional outfits from their native countries.
The photoshoot for the release of the book gave them another record to add to their list – it is the first time the world’s smallest man and woman have met in recorded history
The official authority on record-breaking achievements is set to release its 57th edition of the world’s best-selling copyright book, Guinness World Records 2013.
The book has sold 120 million copies to date and Guinness World Records receives more than 1,000 applications each week and has a specialized team of multi-language record managers and adjudicators who travel the globe to verify official record attempts.