Thursday, May 19, 2022

Carribean Cup 2021 Kicks Off With 4 National Records

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The 8th edition of the Caribbean Cup in Roatan has kicked off with an impressive 4 National Records falling.

Honduran Tourism Institute and Mayan Princess Beach & Dive Resort are sponsoring the world-class event this year and competitiors will be competing for top spots in Constant Weight (CWT), Constant Weight No Fins (CNF), Free Immersion (FIM), and Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTBF) disciplines.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean

The first record of the day went to Rafal Poliwoda from Poland with a 80m/262ft Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTB) dive in 2mins 47sec.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean

Ricardo Montans from Argentina was next with his 2mins 45secs dive to 74m/242ft also in Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTB).

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean

The third record of the day was set by Marco Guirola from El Salvador with a 60m/197ft Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTB) dive in 2mins 10secs.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean

The last dive of the day was by local Honduran Andrea C. Merlo who set a 21m/69ft Free Immersion (FIM) dive in 55secs.  It’s always been great to see local divers compete in the Caribbean Cup and it’s fantastic the traditional keeps up this year.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 1. Photo by Alex St-Jean

Check out the full results from Day One below.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 1 Results
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 1 Results

Feature and other images courtesy of Alex St-Jean

Stephan Whelan
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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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