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Alessia Zecchini Reclaims Freediving World Record With 104m Dive

In an incredible turn of events today, Italian freediver Alessia Zecchini stunned the crowds both online and at Vertical Blue 2017 by reclaiming her World Record in Constant Weight (CWT), with a dive to 104m, only minutes after it was broken by Hanako Hirose of Japan.

This “clash of the titans” has come amongst an epic final day at Vertical Blue 2017.

The attempt was the third World Record attempt completed today.

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Alessia Zecchini at Dean's Blue Hole.
Alessia Zecchini at Dean’s Blue Hole.

** This is a breaking news story and will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

Stephan Whelan
Stephan Whelanhttps://www.deeperblue.com
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 lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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