Tuesday, July 23, 2024

AIDA 2022 World Depth Championship Wrap-Up


After eight days of competition, the 2022 AIDA Depth World Championship came to a close this past week with one new world record as well as a bunch of continental and national records.

France’s Marianna Gillespie set a new AIDA World Record in the Constant Weight with Bifins (CWTB) discipline with a 97m/318ft dive.

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Additionally, seven new continental records were set by the USA’s Enchante Gallardo, South Africa’s Natalie Rudman, Tunisia’s Walid Boudhiaf and Colombia’s Alex Llinas, along with another 20 new national records.

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Germany’s Jennifer Wendland and France’s Abdelatif Alouach accrued the most combined points over the four disciplines (Constant Weight, Constant Weight Bifins, Free Immersion and Constant Weight No Fins) to earn the women’s and men’s Natalia Molchanova Award for the overall winners.

Check out DeeperBlue.com’s full coverage here as well as a gallery of photos by Luke Coley below.

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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.