Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Hanako Hirose Grabs Women’s Freediving World Record With 103m Dive

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Breaking news coming out of Vertical Blue 2017 on the final day today as Japanese Freediver Hanako Hirose has grabbed the Women’s World Record in Constant Weight (CWT) with a 103m dive.

The record that had stood for 6 years before it was broken 4 days ago by Alessia Zecchini.

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UPDATE: Minutes after the amazing dive by Hanako Hirose, Alessia Zecchini of Italy reclaimed her World Record title with a dive to 104m.

Huge congratulations to both Hanako and Alessia.

Hanako Hirose, Japan #FacesOfFreediving Photo © Tim Calver/DeeperBlue.com
Hanako Hirose, Japan #FacesOfFreediving Photo © Tim Calver/DeeperBlue.com

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 helped grow the site to be one of the largest diving websites around today.

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