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An Insight into the Freediving World Records



Freediving is also called "apnea" and is a submarine practice involving freedivers who engage themselves in a blocking system of respiration. Several people say that practicing freediving helps divers with many short-term as well as long-term advantages including greater breathing control techniques, tension management, and muscle stress relief.


If you're looking for the freediving record holder, it's important to know that divers can collect the record for several freediving categories. Besides, people and organizations invent new challenges and new disciplines constantly, so the target positions for divers looking to compete are constantly changing.


Freediving is one of the first activities underwater to take place. For a very long time, it was there. People have traditionally free dived for food, corals, and pearls. Freediving decreased only after modern technologies were introduced to introduce more convenient methods for fishing and fishing and hunting.


But in old traditions, freediving was amazingly normal and around 50 meters in one breath were the deepest freediving depths! Freediving is a competitive sport worldwide, and skilled divers can be immersed in water for up to 22 minutes.


Overview of all the Freediving World Records

If you are looking for the record holders in Freediving, it is vital to know that divers can collect the record for many freediving categories. Moreover, individuals and organizations continually invent new challenges and disciplines, so that the target positions shift continuously for divers who are looking forward to participating.


Let us see all the contrasting forms of freediving records made by the freedivers who have questioned their odds.


Men’s Constant weight freediving

The Russian freediver Alexey Molchanov holds the world record for the deepest dive in the men's category of constant weight discipline.


The Russian freediver Alexey Molchanov holds the world record for the deepest dive in the men's category of constant weight discipline. On 18 July 2018, in the Dean's Blue Hole located in the Bahamas, he submerged to a depth of 130 meters beating his record by a mere one meter. Alexey is the son of the late Russian freediving champion, Natalia Molchanova.


Women’s Constant weight freediving

Italian Freediver Alessia Zecchini holds the world record for the deepest dive in the constant weight discipline in the women's category. The record dive took place in Dean's Blue Hole in the Bahamas on July 26, 2018, at a depth of 107 meters. After diving to a depth of 73 meters she also holds the world record for the deepest dive in the constant weight category without fins.


Men’s Free Immersion

The title record for the deepest dive in the field of free immersion is also held by Alexey molchanov. Without the use of any equipment, the Freediver achieved an incredible depth of 125 meters. This took place on July 26, 2018, a record dive was performed at the Dean's Blue Hole, The Bahamas Vertical Free Blue Diving Competition.


Women’s Free Immersion

The late Sayuri Kinoshita from Japan was the woman record holder for the tag of deepest dive in the field of free immersion. At Dean's Blue Hole on July 26, 2018, in the Vertical Blue freediving competition, the champion plunged to a depth of 97 meters. Sayuri Kinoshita sadly left us on July 15, 2019, after she met with a sad accident.


Deepest Dive Under Ice with Breath Hold

On 27 March 2019, Anthony Williams of New Zealand jumped into the frozen fjord in Kirkenes, Norway, the deepest freezing place under the ice. On a single breath and with just one pair of fins the Freediver reached a depth of 70,3 meters.


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