Zdeno Chara, a defenseman for the Slovak Olympic hockey team, and the Boston Bruins, is really tall. To be exact, Chara is 6-foot-9.
Chara’s bed in the Olympic Village has an extention on the end because there’s no way he would fit comfortably on the normal size beds:
And other athletes have been posing with Chara and tweeting out their photos. It’s actually become somewhat of a game, with NBC Olympics, and some athletes using the hashtag #picswithzdeno. Here are a few of our favourites.
With 4-foot-11 Canadian figure skater Kirsten Moore Towers:
With Japanese ski jumper Atsuko Tanaka:
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