The Turkish woman, who is 215.16 cm tall, is the tallest living woman in the world.
Rumsa Gelgi, who was the tallest teenager at age 18 in 2014, has now won her second title when her height was re-measured. Gelgi was born with Weaver Syndrome, a rare disease that causes rapid growth.
Her height forces her to use a wheelchair most of the time, but she can walk upright for short distances using a walker.
“Any disadvantage can be turned into an advantage for you, so accept yourself as you are, be aware of your potential and do everything in your power,” said Gelgi, referring to the representatives of Guinness, who arrived to officially record its record growth. …