Turkey's Rumeysa Gelgi is the tallest woman in the world. She stands at 215.16cm (7ft 0.7) Rumeysa was re-measured this year,after she was first awarded the title of the tallest teenager in 2014, when she was 18 years old. She is so tall due to a condition that she has called weaver syndrome, which is a very rare condition which cause accelerated growth amongst other abnormalities including skeletal maturation.
Rumeysa Gelgi, from Turkey, holds the record for being the world's tallest woman. She was re-measured this year after being crowned the world's tallest living female adolescent in 2014, at the age of 18. She was previously named the world's tallest living female teenager in 2013.
She used to be the tallest teenager of Turkey, now Rumeysa Gelgi is all grown up. Guinness World records has certified the 24 year old as the tallest woman in the world, measuring her at over 7 feet tall. Her enormous height is caused by Weaver syndrome, a rare condition that causes rapid growth and usually occurs before birth.
Source : CNN Rumeysa Gelgi has Weaver disorder, an uncommon condition that causes sped up development. (CNN)A 24-year-old Turkish lady who stands 215.16 centimeters (7 feet, 0.7 inches) tall has been affirmed as the world's tallest living lady by Guinness World Records.
A few years ago Rumeysa Gelgi was a Guinness World Record holder as the tallest living teenager, today she is the tallest living woman in the world. Seven years ago in 2014 Rumeysa measured 2.1 meters, she is the only tall person in her family. “My height is caused by my extreme rare syndrome, which is called Weaver Syndrome,” she says.