Thursday, December 3, 2020

Chinese Freediver Missing In Palau

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We’re getting reports in that Chen Chao, a Chinese competitive freediver has been missing for 5 days in Palau after disappearing on a spearfishing trip.

Chao, a well-known Freediver in the Chinese competitive circuit, was an experienced freediver with a PB of 105m in Constant Weight (CWT).

He was last seen at the Dog Reef which is located in Ngereemeungi at 14:30 on 19th November 2018.  He was wearing a 3mm blue spearfishing wetsuit and 3kg of weight.

Volunteers and the Palau National Marine Department are searching the area with 5 boats and a helicopter performing searches along with Scuba Divers underwater.

A weight belt and speargun were recovered on 21st November but authorities are unclear if these are Chao’s.

Any volunteers interested in helping out should contact the Palau National Marine Department.

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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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