Filipino record holder for shortness
Junrey Balawing (/dʒuːnˈriː/ joon-REE; Tagalog pronunciation: [dʒunˈrɪ bɐˈlawɪŋ] (listen); born June 12, 1993 – July 28, 2020) was a Filipino record holder at the Guinness World Records for the world's shortest man alive measuring at 60.00 centimetres (23.62 in) tall. The declaration came during Balawing's 18th birthday celebration.
Guinness World Records official said Balawing broke the record of Khagendra Thapa Magar of Nepal, who was 0.67 m (2 ft 2+1⁄3 in) tall.
- ↑ News Asia-Pacific. (2011-06-12). Philippines man crowned world's shortest. BBC News. Retrieved 2011-07-08.
- ↑ Jay Directo (AFP). (2011-06-12). Filipino teen Junrey Balawing declared world's shortest man Archived 2015-10-29 at the Wayback Machine News.Com Australia. Retrieved 2011-06-12.
- ↑ Associated Press. (2011-06-12). World record as 60cm teen Junrey Balawing turns 18 The Australian. Retrieved 2011-06-12.