Thursday, December 29, 2011

China's Operation Yao Ming

Ever wondered why China's basketball superstar Yao Ming became so tall? According to Time magazine, he was the result of a decades-long experiment that matched up athletes of extraordinary dimensions and abilities. Ming's father was 2.08 meters or about 6'9" tall and his mother was 1.88 (6'2") which is about a foot taller than the average Chinese man. When 'little' Ming was born he weighed over 5 Kg. (11 pounds) and was twice as large as the average male infant. Here's more on this story:

China's Operation Yao Ming

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2 comments:

  1. He did alot for basketball. I hope they put him in the hall of fame.

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  2. I weighed about 5kg when I was born. why wasn't I given a zillion dollar NBA contract?

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