Meet “Ekaterina Lisina”, a Russian Model That Holds The Guinness Record For The World’s LONGEST LEGS!

SHARE

Advertisement

Ekaterina is a professional model from Russia and has been announced as the Guinness World Records title holder for the Tallest professional model and also the iconic record for the Longest legs (female)Her pins are an unparalleled 132.8 cm long for the left leg and 132.2 cm (52.0 in) long for the right leg, as measured in her hometown of Penza, Russia.

image/text credit: guinnessworldrecords

As required by the Guinness World Records guidelines, the measurements were taken by independent professionals – a seamstress and doctor – from the heel to the top of the hip.The 29-year-old from a family of tall people – with her brother measuring 6’ 6”, her father at 6’ 5” and her mother at 6’ 1”, Ekaterina always felt very comfortable about her size at home.

image/text credit: guinnessworldrecords

However, she was teased at school. One reason Ekaterina applied to Guinness World Records was because she wants “to be an inspiration to girls who are not very confident.”Ekaterina has trouble finding trousers that fit her, and find it very awkward squeezing into airplane and car seats.

image/text credit: guinnessworldrecords

With a shoe size of 47, she says it’s also tricky finding feminine shoes.She has now been working as a professional model for over a year, and as a result she’s snapped up a second Guinness World Records title for the Tallest professional model.

Advertisement

She is a towering 205.16 cm (6 ft 8.77 in) tall, to be exact.“The first time I heard this news, I was driving a car and I almost crashed it!”Ekaterina says it “feels amazing” to become a Guinness World Records title holder!

For not just one, but two record categories, and wishes she applied for them sooner.She loves the attention she gets for her height and hopes that the added bonus of being a record holder will only increase the positive attention she gets.