Three different measurements, done at 8:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM on Tuesday were used to get the final average values of height and weight of Khagendra. The final result of the measurement were 67.08 centimeters in height and 5.5 kilogram in weight. Khagendra replaces Edward Nino Hernandez of Colombia, a 70 centimeters tall previous record holder.
Khagendra was born on October 14, 1992 in Dhullubaskot-6, Baglung in Western Nepal as the eldest son of Roop Bahadur and Dhan Maya. Khagendra is also the goodwill ambassador for the Tourism Year 2011.
The GWR team is organizing a special program in Lakeside Hotel in Pokhara to handover the certificate of the Shortest Person in the World. (Photo – Krishna Mani Baral and Kantipur)
Previous posts about Khagendra â€“
- The shortest person in the world being prepared for the big day
- Khagendra and Miss Nepal â€“ NTB’s Goodwill Ambassadors
- World’s Smallest Person: Khagendra finally gets recognized
- December 2009 â€“ Khagendra and Rekha Thapa â€“ Everybody carries Khagendra
- June 2009 - Shortest man in the world
- Nov. 2009 â€“ Fund raising
- October 2009 â€“ Enquirer magazine news