Ahmed Gabr Breaks Scuba Diving World Record

Egyptian scuba diver Ahmed Gabr has broken the world record for the deepest technical scuba dive.

While he didn’t reach his goal depth of 350 meters, his 332.4-meter dive on September 18 in the waters off Dahab, Egypt still bested South African diver Nuno Gomes‘ previous 2005 record of 318.25 meters.

For more info about the attempt, click here.

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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