The 2017 edition of the Caribbean Cup has kicked off in style.  52 Athletes took to the competition lines to battle it out in the 5th edition of this international freediving competition in Roatan.

No less than 9 National Records fell on Saturday:

  • Jessea Lu (China) – 85m Free Immersion (FIM)
  • Edgardo Andrade (Honduras) – 66m Free Immersion (FIM)
  • Amerigo Moran (Guatemala) – 62m Free Immersion (FIM)
  • Natalie Rudman (South Africa) – 58m Free Immersion (FIM)
  • Amber Bourke (Australia) – 68m Constant Weight No Fins (CNF)
  • Alenka Artnik (Slovenia) – 97m Constant Weight (CWT)
  • Frank Gutierrez (Guatemala) – 52m Constant Weight No Fins (CNF)
  • Ricardo Montans (Argentina) – 61m Constant Weight No Fins (CNF)
  • Camila Jaber (Mexico) – 56m Constant Weight No Fins (CNF)

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Full Results and Images Below:

Caribbean Cup 2017 - Results Day 1
Caribbean Cup 2017 – Results Day 1
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean
The opening day of the Caribbean Cup was filled with action. 7 National Records were broken! Photo by Alex St Jean

Read all the action from the 2017 Caribbean Cup & AIDA Individual World Championships in Roatan.

Photos Courtesy of Alex St Jean

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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