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World smallest bodybuilder at 84 cm tall, 9 kg weight
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08:16, February 14, 2008

World smallest bodybuilder
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At only 84 cm tall and not even 9 kg weight, Aditya "Romeo" Dev of India, the world smallest bodybuilder, is causing a huge stir in his hometown and gaining international recognition.

Throngs of people crowd into the local gymnasium on a daily basis to watch him work out.

Using custom-built 1.5 kg dumbbells, Romeo, 19, pumps iron daily to prove that small is beautiful.

Aditya Dev (L) (Photo: Agencies)

While most dwarfs have large heads compared to their bodies, Romeo is perfectly proportioned, and despite his diminutive stature has triceps, biceps, calves and thighs that would make many a full-grown man blush.

Aditya Dev (Photo: Agencies)

In addition to his bodybuilding, Romeo is also training to be a dancer, according to the Telegraph.

Aditya Dev (Photo: Agencies)

He was recognised by the Guinness Book of Records in 2006 following three months of intense exercise.

Source: Xinhua/Agencies

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