Once held the Guinness title of tallest living person but refuses to be measured by the Guinness Book under new guidelines.
(1970 - Present )
Leonid Ivanovych Stadnyk (Ukranian) is a living man renowned for his stature. He was formerly listed as the world's tallest living man according to Guinness World Records. Craig Glenday editor-in-chief of Guineness World Records, harbingered that the title of world's tallest man had been returned to China's Bao Xishun after stadynk refused to be measured under new guidelines, last August 20, 2008, which required him to be independently measured by Guinness World Records arbitrators.