Guinness World Records Named A Montreal 15-Year-Old The Tallest Teenager On The Planet

Guinness World Records has named a Quebec 15-year-old the tallest teenager on the planet.

Measuring 7 feet, 5.33 inches, Olivier Rioux will appear among other world-record holders in the Guinness World Records 2022 book, the company confirmed in a news post on its website.

Rioux began playing basketball at an early age, Guinness says, and is now a member of a junior Canadian national basketball team.

According to Narcity, he's taller than all of the Toronto Raptors players.

Basketball Canada lists Rioux's hometown as the Montreal borough of Anjou.