Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ukrainian found USA tallest inhabitant

Ukrainian Ihor Vovkovynskiy, who is 2.345 m, has been found the USA tallest inhabitant. The corresponding record was put into Guinness Book of Records, NEWSru reports referring to NBC.
Igor Vovkovinskiy (Igor Ladan). came to Rochester, Minnesota when he was 7 years old. At that time, in 1989 he was already about 6 feet tall and weighed 200 pounds. Igor and his mother Svetlana Ladan arrived in America 3 weeks before the operation after she waged a world-wide letter writing campaign from her native city of Kiev to find a treatment for her son. Igor Vovkovinskiy became well known as the world's biggest Obama supporter. On 18 May 2010 he was measured at 7'8.33" (2.345 m) and took the record for tallest man in the US.