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World's Tallest Netballer, 40-Year-Old Tharjini Sivalingam, Almost Never Misses a Shot

Standing 6'10 tall, Sivalingam’s extraordinary height has shaped almost everything in her life.

"There is a natural stoop when Tharjini Sivalingam goes to shake someone’s hand. It is something she has grown accustomed to doing whenever she lowers her 6-foot 10-inch frame to that of a more conventional stature.

Sivalingam’s extraordinary height has shaped almost everything in her life. It prompted children to point and laugh in her youth, it gave her a reason to expand her horizons far beyond Sri Lanka’s remote Jaffna Peninsula, and it now allows her to travel the world. It has also earned her the title of tallest netballer on the planet.

For Sivalingam, her height is everything and for Sri Lanka, Sivalingam is everything. In their opening World Cup match on Friday morning, she scored a phenomenal 44 of 45 shots attempted. Her fellow goal attack did not even try her luck until the second half. Why bother when the woman standing under the post almost never misses?" Continue reading at The Telegraph.

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