NAGPUR, India (Dec. 18) – The Guinness Book of World Records Friday named India’s Jyoti Amge as the world’s shortest living woman taking the title from American Bridgette Jordan. Jyoti Amge is just 62.8 centimeters (24.7 inches) tall, 6.2 cm shorter than 22-year old Jordan, who has held the title since September 2011.
|Jyoti Amge from Nagpur, India: The Shortest Living Woman on Earth|
Jyoti Amge, a student from Nagpur, celebrated her 18th birthday on Friday in her native city. Amge said, “It is wonderful to celebrate my 18th birthday with a new world record, it’s like an added birthday present.” She has just passed her Class 10 exam and intends to take up acting full time.
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