Monday, February 22, 2010

Khagendra Thapa Magar the smallest in the world

A teenage boy who was 17 years in Nepal with a height of about 51 centimeters to leave the country to Italy, Sunday in an effort to be recognized as the most short people living in the world.
Khagendra Thapa Magar, who was born on October 4, 1992 in a remote village in Baglung district, about 180 miles west of Nepali capital, Kathmandu, now is the shortest person in Nepal, was quoted as saying by Xinhua-OANA. "We'll go to Italy to try to register his name in the Guinness Book of World Records," said his father, RUP Bahadur Thapa Magar, told reporters in a briefing in the capital of Nepal. According to his father, they plan to appear on Italian television to talk about his efforts earned it. They apply to one group based in London to obtain a place in the record book in October, shortly after the 18-year-old Khagendra, but his father said they had not received any answer. The record currently held by He Pingping from China, which has about 73 centimeters high.