A towering Russian model who overcame bullying to become an Olympic star has officially set a new record for having the world’s longest women’s legs.  
Ekaterina Lisina, who stands at 6ft 9in, has two Guinness records to her name having also been crowned the world’s tallest model.
The 29-year-old’s left leg measures 132.8 cm (52.2 in), while her right leg is 132.2 cm (52.0 in) long.

She comes from a very tall family, with her brother measuring 6ft 6in, her father at 6ft 5in and her mother at 6ft 1in.
The model says it “feels amazing” to become a Guinness World Records title holder and hopes it will increase the positive attention she gets day to day.
Lisina overcame being bullied about her height as a teenager to achieve her dreams of becoming a professional model.
In 2008, she played in the Russian Olympic basketball team and won a bronze medal at the Beijing Games.

Guinness World Records editor-in-chief Craig Glenday said: “We might have been inspired this year by fictional superheroes, but the focus for this edition is celebrating the planet’s real-life superheroes, who come in all shapes and sizes.
“We believe that everyone has a superpower that’s waiting to be discovered, and our search for the latest record-breaking talent has brought us into contact with some truly superhuman characters.”

Sources: Telegraph, Daily Mail

Ekaterina Lisina: The world's longest legs (female) 

Could I see your legs please?

Now that's a taaaall model

Ekaterina Lisina, 29, who is 6ft 9in, is recognised by Guinness World Records 2018 for having the longest legs and has now revealed that her newfound fame has seen her offered an exciting film role

Those legs

The lofty model is a former professional basketball player with an Olympic bronze

Ekaterina also claims she has a list of growing male admirers who aren't intimidated by her height

The long legged model said: 'Only self-assured men are capable of approaching me'

How does she go through the door

She is set to break into Hollywood after she appeared on This Morning, where presenters Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield used ladders to interview her

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