The world of sports is full of records. We more often than not hear new records being made and old ones beaten. But Basketball in particular and other sports in general is famous for having world's tallest players than any other game of sports. And this is for obvious reasons as no other sports has a 'technical' requirement of tall players.
Sporty Arena has compiled on such list of world's tallest sportsmen, who mainly hail from the sports of basketball. Herein under is the list of Top 10 Tallest athletes, or I may say mostly basketball players ever born. The list is made in descending order with respect to their tallness.
10. Kenny George 7 feet 7"
Kenny George was the tallest division 1 basketball player ever
9.Gheorghe Muresan 7 feet 7 inches
Gheorghe Muresan is a retired NBA player. He averaged 9.8 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.
8.Manute Bol 7 feet 7 inches
Manute Bol was a Sudanese basketball player that played in the NBA (October 16, 1962 – June 19, 2010)
7.Neil Fingleton 7 feet 7.5 inches
6.Yasutaka Okayama 7 feet 8 inches
5.Ri Myung Hun 7 feet 8.5 inches
Ri Myung Hun was the center for the national basketball team of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
4.Sun Mingming 7 feet 9 inches
Sun Mingming currently plays professional basketball in Japan.
3.Gogea Mitu 7 feet 9 inches
Suleiman Al Nashnush was the tallest 'professional basketball player' ever (1943 - February 25, 1991)
Zhao Liang is a in China. He was born in 1982.