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“609kg → 63kg, I lost a whopping 546kg”… The world’s heaviest teenage man, makeover in 10 years

picture explanationKhaled Mosen Al Shaeri before and after weight loss. [사진 제공 = 더선 캡처]

The Sun reported on the 27th (local time) that a Saudi man, who became famous as the world’s heaviest teenager, succeeded in losing weight for the first time in 10 years.

According to reports, Khaled Mosen al-Shaeri, 29, from Saudi Arabia, recently lost weight to 63 kg.

At the age of 17, he weighed 609 kg and was known as the world’s heaviest teenager.

Then, after 10 years, he lost a whopping 546kg, drawing attention again.

Khaled was transported to a hospital in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, in 2013 at the orders of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah’s humanitarian consideration after hearing the sad news of Khaled.

Because he was so heavy, a special crane was mobilized to transport him to the hospital, and about 30 people including medical staff and the National Guard were deployed.

The Sun said Khaled had been unable to get out of bed for three years because of the excess weight.

After being transferred to the hospital, Khaled succeeded in losing weight through intensive diet, exercise, and surgery in 2018.

However, King Abdullah passed away in January 2015 and did not see Khaled like this.

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