At 62.8cm (24.7in), she is 7cm shorter than previous title holder, American Bridgette Jordan.
Upon being presented the award, she said “It is wonderful to celebrate my 18th birthday with a new world record, it’s like an added birthday present.”
Although she’s the world’s smallest living woman, the smallest woman ever recorded was Pauline Musters (1876-1895) of the Netherlands, who stood at 61cm (1.8cm shorter than Jyoti.)
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