6ft 9in woman bids to be world’s tallest model

Former basketball Olympic medallist has new ambition

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Former basketball Olympic medallist Ekaterina Lisina has a new target in her sights - being named the world's tallest model.

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Standing at 6ft 9in in her bare feet, Ekaterina, from Penza, Russia, has already been named the tallest woman in Russia.

After retiring from basketball, the leggy beauty launched a career in modeling and now believes she is the world's tallest model.