Top 10 Shortest Athletes of All Time

1. Aditya Dev – Shortest Bodybuilder in History

Shortest Athletes of all time

Country Sport Height Lifespan
India Bodybuilding 2 feet, 9- inch 1988-2012

Aditya Dev full name Aditya Romeo Dev is the world’s ‘Shortest Bodybuilder’ and also the ‘Shortest athlete of all time’. He was born in 1988 at Phagwara, India. Aditya Dev dwarfism made famous by being reported in the UK press in February 2008. Romeo can shoulder press custom made 1.5 kg dumbbells, a notable feat given his 9 kg (20 lbs.) body weight and 84 cm (2′ 9″) stature.
in 2006 Guinness World Records book recognized him to be the “world’s smallest bodybuilder.

2. Henry Franklyn – Shortest Ice Hockey Player of All Time

Shortest Athletes of all time

Country Sport Height Lifespan
Canada Ice Hockey A 3-feet, 6-inch Late 19th century

Henry Franklyn Was The goaltender in Canadian ice hockey Late 19th Cetury. With the A 3-feet, 6-inch Height, He is The 2nd Shortest Athletes of All Time.

3. Eddie Gaedel – Shprtest Basball Player of All Time

Shortest Athletes of all time

Country Sport Height Lifespan
United States Baseball 109 cm (43 in) 1925-1961

Eddie Gaedel Was the Shortest player to play in Major League Baseball. This however was a publicity stunt and Gaedel only stood once at the plate.

4. Lionel Giroux – Shortest Wrestler in History

Shortest Athletes of all time

Country Sport Height Lifespan
Canada Wrestling   130 cm (51 in) 1935–1995

Lionel Giroux was Also known as “Little Beaver”. Canadian professional wrestler in the WWF (Currantly WWE) at around 4’4″. Possibly the Shortest Wrestler in History of Wrestling.

5. Dylan Postl – Shortest Living Wrestler

Shortest Athletes of all time

Country Sport Height Lifespan
United States Wrestling   132 cm (52 in) 1986- present

Dylan Postl is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE, better known by his ring name Hornswoggle In WWE.

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