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Sultan Kosen

The world's tallest man, Sultan Kosen from Turkey, poses for photographers next to school children at an event in London September 16, 2009. Kosen, who is 2 metres 46.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch) tall and also claims the record for the largest hands and largest feet, attended the event to promote the Guinness World Records 2010 book. REUTERS/Andrew Winning (BRITAIN SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)

World's tallest man may have stopped growing

Thanks to treatment by researchers at the University of Virginia Medical Center, the world's tallest man, 29-year-old Sultan Kosen of Turkey, may have reached his peak at 8-feet-3 inches.