Athletes Start Onsite Registration for 2014 AIDA Team World Freediving Championships

Athletes have been arriving over the last few days in Sardinia for the 2014 AIDA Team World Freediving Championships and onsite Registration officially opens today.  The next 12 days will see some of the finest athletes in Freediving coming together to represent their countries and who are crowned champions after competing in 3 different Freediving disciplines – Constant Weight with Fins (CWT), Static Apena (STA) and Dynamic Apnea (DYN).

The last team competition was held in Nice, France in 2012 and was won by very strong performances by Croatia (Men’s) and Japan (Women’s).

The schedule for the competition this year is as follows:

  • September 16 – Registration procedures
  • September 17 – Registration procedures and opening ceremony
  • September 18 – Official training Constant Weight with Fins (CWT)
  • September 19 – Official training Constant Weight with Fins (CWT)
  • September 20 – Competition Day Constant Weight with Fins (CWT)
  • September 21 – Competition Day Constant Weight with Fins (CWT)
  • September 22 – Day Off (or available for any rescheduled competitions)
  • September 23 – Official training Static Apnea (STA)
  • September 24 – Competition Day Static Apnea (STA)
  • September 25 – Official training Dynamic Apnea with Fins (DYN)
  • September 26 – Competition Day Dynamic Apnea with Fins (DYN)
  • September 27 – Day Off (or available for any rescheduled competitions) and closing ceremony

Keep tuned to DeeperBlue.com for exclusive content and results from the event.

ATWC2014 Russian Team Training - Daan Verhoeven
Photos Courtesy of Daan Verhoeven

Stephan Whelan

Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup DeeperBlue.com. When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.

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