Filipino is the world’s smallest man

Posted By on June 11, 2011

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, Philippines – Guinness World Records may declare on Sunday a Zamboanga del Norte resident as the world’s smallest man.

From his looks and his height, it’s easy to mistake Junrey Balawig for an infant.

But on June 12, Junrey – the eldest of 4 siblings – is turning 18 years old.

His family held a simple celebration for him before his trip to a health center in Sindangan to meet with officials of Guinness World Records.

Junrey is a contender for the world’s smallest man.

“Masaya ako na si Junrey ang pinakamaliit na tao sa buong mundo. Proud kami na makikilala sa buong mundo ang anak namin,” said his mother, Concepcion.

Guinness officials weighed and measured Junrey but declined to release the figures just yet. […read more]