The third competition day of the AIDA 2016 Freediving World Pool Championships in Turku, Finland saw multiple men’s competitors surpass the 250-meter mark in the Dynamic With Fins (DYN) heats, and the top three women’s results exceeded 200 meters or more.
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Greek competitor George Panagiotakis recorded the longest men’s swim with 255 meters/837 feet, while Polish competitor Julia Kozerska led the group in the women’s category with a 210-meter/689-foot swim.
Competition organizer Mikko Anttonen told DeeperBlue.com:
“A great day once again. The top athletes were clearly saving their strength to the finals and we are to expect big numbers there.”
Thursday is a rest day for the athletes, with the finals beginning Friday in the same order, with breath hold first.
Full results from the Dynamic With Fins Qualifiers below:
You can find a selection of photos from the Dynamic Qualifiers below courtesy of Daan Verhoeven.