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