Mongolia’s shortest person alive J.Ichinkhorloo shares the story of her extraordinary life
Women who are shorter than 130 cm and men shorter than 140 cm are recognized as “little people” in Mongolia. The shortest person ever-recorded is Ms. Ichinkhorloo Jurmed living in Choibalsan, Dornod Aimag.
It was noted in the fourth series of the ‘Compendium of Mongolian Secrets’, the record book of Mongolia published in 1990, that “The shortest person of Mongolia J.Ichinkhorloo was born in 1951 in Choibalsan of Dornod Aimag. She is 90 cm tall and weighs 36 kg”. She was followed by Zina Dovdon, born in 1953 in Ulaanbaatar (117cm) and Dolgor Sodnompil, born in 1947 (124 cm).