Wednesday, October 7, 2009

10 of the World's Tallest Woman (10 PICS)

1. Yao Defen (7ft 8in - 233 cm)

Yao Defen claims to be the tallest woman in the world, with 7' 8" (233 cm). She weighs 200 kg (440 lbs) and has size 26 (UK) / 78 (EU) feet. Her gigantism is due to a tumor in her pituitary gland.

2. Sandy Allen (7ft 7¼in - 232 cm)

Sandy Allen appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records since 1976 and until 2008, when she died as the tallest woman in the world. She was 7' 7¼ " (232 cm) in height.

3. Malgorzata Dydek (7ft 2in - 218 cm)


Malgorzata (aka Margo) Dydek, a basketball player in the US, is 7'2" (218 cm).

4. Zainab Bibi (7ft 2in - 218 cm)

Zainab Bibi, 7' 2" (218 cm) as well, was recently allowed to stay permanently in Britain because she claims her height has made her a target at home, Pakistan.

5. Uljana Semjonova (7ft - 213 cm)


Standing at 7'0" (213 cm), latvian Uljana Semjonova was the leading women's basketball player in the world in the 1970s and 1980s.

6. Gitika Srivastava (6ft 11in - 211 cm)


Gitika Srivastava, former basketball player from India, is 6' 11" (211 cm).

7. Malee Duangdee (6ft 10in - 208 cm)

Malee Duangdee is Thailand's tallest woman, with 6' 10" (208cm).

8. Caroline Welz (6ft 9in - 206 cm)

Germany's tallest girl, Caroline Welz is 20 years old and 6' 9" (206 cm) tall.

9. Rita Miniva Besa (6ft 8in -203 cm)


Rita Miniva Besa is 6' 8" (203 cm)

10. Heather Greene (6ft 5½in - 196 cm)

Heather Greene is "only" 6' 5½" (196 cm) and lives in Las Vegas.

11 comments

ladyviral October 7, 2009 at 9:15 AM

Heather still wore such high heels! Wow! And here I thought I as considered tall in Asia :P. But not the world hehehe :P.

Blog and SEO tips to help you make money blogging October 7, 2009 at 5:00 PM

Maybe two of them ar pretty but others... :)

Rita October 7, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Sandy Allen was my friend for 31 years. Please check out my book about her at www.thegiantessbook.com.

Rita

kerrie

omg theses people are like monsters there so tall haha...

~Elaine Tam~ October 8, 2009 at 1:23 PM

WOW! That's tall =.=

I think I only reach their knee...wtf!

xander October 8, 2009 at 3:11 PM

waooooo that woman make me scared

Lladro October 9, 2009 at 12:22 PM

All are giant i like only the Indian basket ball player.

kenwooi October 9, 2009 at 10:50 PM

wow..
really talllll! =D

kenwooi.com

agung October 11, 2009 at 12:08 PM

i just can say...Wooooowww

Discan January 6, 2010 at 6:38 PM

Wow.. they are human or Giant? I'm half of them..

La Bella January 6, 2010 at 6:40 PM

Maybe when they are a kids the eat to much. So their body became big. hi.3x

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