Sultan Kosen, a 26-year-old Turkish man, is now the officially recognized tallest man in the world. At 8ft 1in (2.47m) Kosen is about 4in (10cm) taller than the previous title-holder Bao Xishun. Kosen also has the largest hands and feet in the world. His hands measure 10.8in (27.5cm) and his feet 14.3in (36.5cm). Kosen's name will enter Guinness Book of Records for 2010.