Tallest People in their Profession

Libya246 cmSuleiman Ali NashnushTallest basketball player.1943–1991
Iran246 cmMorteza MehrzadTallest paralympian and tallest volleyball player.1987–
Romania242 cmGogea MituTallest professional boxer in history.1914–1936
People’s Republic of China236 cmSun MingmingTallest active professional basketball player.1983–
Canada233 cmÉdouard BeaupréTallest strongman and tallest wrestler.1881–1904
Romania231 cmGheorghe MureșanRetired professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history.1971–
Sudan231 cmManute BolRetired professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history.1962–2010
Argentina231 cmJorge GonzálezTallest wrestler in WWE history1966–2010
Senegal226 cmTacko FallTallest active NBA player.1995–
Brazil218 cmGiant SilvaTallest kickboxer and mixed martial artist.1963–
Poland218 cmMałgorzata “Margo” DydekTallest female player in WNBA history.1974–2011
Russia218 cmDmitriy MuserskiyTallest volleyball player. Member of Russia’s national team1988–
India216 cmDalip Singh RanaTallest active wrestler.1972–
Pakistan216 cmMohammad IrfanTallest international cricketer1982–
Philippines216 cmE.J. FeihlTallest basketball player in PBA history. (tied with Greg Slaughter)1970–
Philippines216 cmGreg SlaughterTallest basketball player in PBA history. (tied with E.J. Feihl)1988–
Netherlands215 cmLoek van MilTallest baseball player.1984–2019
United Kingdom213 cmRichard MetcalfeTallest rugby union player.1973–
Netherlands213 cmTed van der ParreTallest World’s Strongest Man.1955–
United States213 cmRichard SlighTallest American football player in National Football League history.1944–2008
Russia213 cmNikolai ValuevTallest boxing world champion.1973–
Netherlands212 cmSemmy SchiltTallest kickboxing world champion.1973–
Netherlands212 cmStefan StruveTallest fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.1988–
United States211 cmJon RauchTallest baseball player in Major League Baseball history.1978–
Australia211 cmAaron SandilandsTied as tallest player in Australian Football League history.1982–
Australia211 cmPeter StreetTied as tallest player in Australian Football League history.1980–
United States211 cmMason CoxTied as tallest player in Australian Football League history.1991–
United States211 cmReilly OpelkaTied as tallest tennis player on the ATP Tour.1997–
Croatia211 cmIvo KarlovićTied as tallest tennis player on the ATP Tour.1979–
United Kingdom211 cmWill Carrick-SmithTied as tallest active professional rugby union player.1992–
Ireland211 cmDevin TonerTied as tallest active professional rugby union player.1986–
Lithuania209 cmRolandas GimbutisTallest Olympic swimmer.1981–
Belgium208 cmKristof Van HoutTallest association football player.1987–
Slovakia206 cmZdeno CháraTallest player in National Hockey League history.1977–
Russia204 cmNelly AlishevaTallest female volleyball player.1983–
Bulgaria203 cmKotooshu KatsunoriTallest sumo wrestler.1983–
Germany201 cmIngo SchultzTallest sprinter.1975–
Bulgaria201 cmVelichko CholakovTallest Olympic weightlifter.1982–2017
United States201 cmPhil BlackmarTallest golfer on the PGA Tour.1957–
Switzerland200 cmRamon ZenhäusernTallest World Cup competitor in alpine skiing.1992–


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