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Tallest People in their Profession

Country Metric Name Note Lifespan
Libya 246 cm Suleiman Ali Nashnush Tallest basketball player. 1943–1991
Iran 246 cm Morteza Mehrzad Tallest paralympian and tallest volleyball player. 1987–
Romania 242 cm Gogea Mitu Tallest professional boxer in history. 1914–1936
People’s Republic of China 236 cm Sun Mingming Tallest active professional basketball player. 1983–
Canada 233 cm Édouard Beaupré Tallest strongman and tallest wrestler. 1881–1904
Romania 231 cm Gheorghe Mureșan Retired professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. 1971–
Sudan 231 cm Manute Bol Retired professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. 1962–2010
Argentina 231 cm Jorge González Tallest wrestler in WWE history 1966–2010
Senegal 226 cm Tacko Fall Tallest active NBA player. 1995–
Brazil 218 cm Giant Silva Tallest kickboxer and mixed martial artist. 1963–
Poland 218 cm Małgorzata “Margo” Dydek Tallest female player in WNBA history. 1974–2011
Russia 218 cm Dmitriy Muserskiy Tallest volleyball player. Member of Russia’s national team 1988–
India 216 cm Dalip Singh Rana Tallest active wrestler. 1972–
Pakistan 216 cm Mohammad Irfan Tallest international cricketer 1982–
Philippines 216 cm E.J. Feihl Tallest basketball player in PBA history. (tied with Greg Slaughter) 1970–
Philippines 216 cm Greg Slaughter Tallest basketball player in PBA history. (tied with E.J. Feihl) 1988–
Netherlands 215 cm Loek van Mil Tallest baseball player. 1984–2019
United Kingdom 213 cm Richard Metcalfe Tallest rugby union player. 1973–
Netherlands 213 cm Ted van der Parre Tallest World’s Strongest Man. 1955–
United States 213 cm Richard Sligh Tallest American football player in National Football League history. 1944–2008
Russia 213 cm Nikolai Valuev Tallest boxing world champion. 1973–
Netherlands 212 cm Semmy Schilt Tallest kickboxing world champion. 1973–
Netherlands 212 cm Stefan Struve Tallest fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. 1988–
United States 211 cm Jon Rauch Tallest baseball player in Major League Baseball history. 1978–
Australia 211 cm Aaron Sandilands Tied as tallest player in Australian Football League history. 1982–
Australia 211 cm Peter Street Tied as tallest player in Australian Football League history. 1980–
United States 211 cm Mason Cox Tied as tallest player in Australian Football League history. 1991–
United States 211 cm Reilly Opelka Tied as tallest tennis player on the ATP Tour. 1997–
Croatia 211 cm Ivo Karlović Tied as tallest tennis player on the ATP Tour. 1979–
United Kingdom 211 cm Will Carrick-Smith Tied as tallest active professional rugby union player. 1992–
Ireland 211 cm Devin Toner Tied as tallest active professional rugby union player. 1986–
Lithuania 209 cm Rolandas Gimbutis Tallest Olympic swimmer. 1981–
Belgium 208 cm Kristof Van Hout Tallest association football player. 1987–
Slovakia 206 cm Zdeno Chára Tallest player in National Hockey League history. 1977–
Russia 204 cm Nelly Alisheva Tallest female volleyball player. 1983–
Bulgaria 203 cm Kotooshu Katsunori Tallest sumo wrestler. 1983–
Germany 201 cm Ingo Schultz Tallest sprinter. 1975–
Bulgaria 201 cm Velichko Cholakov Tallest Olympic weightlifter. 1982–2017
United States 201 cm Phil Blackmar Tallest golfer on the PGA Tour. 1957–
Switzerland 200 cm Ramon Zenhäusern Tallest World Cup competitor in alpine skiing. 1992–

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_people