Dor Bahadur Khapangi
Dor Bahadur Khapangi, a Nepalese national is the world’s shortest living male teenager at a height of 73.43cm (2ft 4.9in).
The 18-year-old was given a Guinness World Records certificate in Kathmandu on Monday, according to local media reports.
Pictures show him posing alongside his brother Nara Bahadur Khapangi, who carried him to the award ceremony, and CEO of Nepal Tourism Board, Dhananjay Regmi.
He was also seen walking with his young niece Om Kumari Pulami Magar ahead of the event, which was held by the country’s national tourism organisation.
Dor’s Guinness World Records certificate reads: “The shortest teenager living (male) is Dor Bahadur Khapangi (Nepal, b. 14 November 2004) who measured an average of 73.43cm (2ft 4.9in) in Kathmandu, Nepal on 23 March 2022.”