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Statistics About The Average Human Wingspan

The average human wingspan is approximately equal to the height of the individual, typically ranging from about 5.5 to 6.5 feet for adults.

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"The average human wingspan is of approximately the same length as the person's height."

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"Men have an average wingspan of about 2.1 meters."

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"Women have an average wingspan of about 1.5 - 1.6 meters."

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"The largest recorded human wingspan is a staggering 8 feet 2.8 inches by Sultan Kösen from Turkey."

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"The smallest recorded human wingspan is likely similar to the smallest height, around 54.6cm."

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"The ratio of wingspan to height is believed to be 1:1 in an average human."

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"Genetics play a key role in determining a person's wingspan."

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"Most studies measure wingspan from the tip of one middle finger to the other with arms outstretched."

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"In athletic populations, on average, the wingspan can be greater than height, and this is advantageous in sports like swimming and basketball."

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"A human's armspan variation can be up to 5cm more or less than their actual height."

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"Typically, a man's wingspan measurements will be higher than that of a woman when comparing within the same height range."

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"There is a direct correlation between a person's wingspan and their lung capacity."

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"Many people with Marfan syndrome have a wingspan that is wider than their height."

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"Human wingspan tends to increase with age until adulthood, and then remains relatively stable."

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"Taller people do not necessarily have a greater wingspan, as body proportions can vary."

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"The increase in Europeans' average span-to-height ratio over the past century is largely due to an absolute increase in their actual span length."

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"In athletes, the wingspan can be much longer than their height."

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