Friday, July 19, 2024

CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship – Day 3 – Static Apnea Highlights

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Day 3 of the CMAS World Freediving Indoor Championship in Belgrade kicked off with a thrilling display of static apnea on July 8th. In this discipline, athletes aim to hold their breath underwater for the longest time possible while remaining motionless, face down in the water. The event, eagerly anticipated by freediving enthusiasts, demonstrated both incredible endurance and mental fortitude.

CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship - Day 3 - Static Apnea Highlights
CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship – Day 3 – Static Apnea Highlights

Junior Athletes Set the Bar High

The competition began with the junior athletes, the seniors, and the masters. Here are the standout performances in the Juniors category:

Female Junior

  1. Charline Augustine-Lucile (FRA) – 05:00.84
  2. Sabine Manz Romero (ECU) – 04:40.47
  3. Derinsu Sirin Silli (TUR) – 04:17.27

Male Junior

  1. Franscesco Tovaglieri (ITA) – 05:18.05
  2. Florent Vecchio (FRA) – 05:16.57
  3. Pierre Bouquet (FRA) – 05:13.92

Masters Showcase Experience and Skill

CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship - Day 3 - Static Apnea Highlights
CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship – Day 3 – Static Apnea Highlights

Moving on to the Master category, the seasoned athletes displayed remarkable performances:

Female Masters

M1

  1. Laurence Gueguen (FRA) – 07:03.11
  2. Catherine Glon (FRA) – 06:36.92
  3. Sandra Zuvela (CRO) – 05:27.34

M2

  1. Ute Weinrich (GER) – 04:08.69
  2. Marina Olivieri (ITA) – 04:03.49
  3. Leila El Hakima (ALG) – 03:21.29

M3

  1. Hannelore Becker (GER) – 03:05.12
CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship - Day 3 - Static Apnea Highlights
CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship – Day 3 – Static Apnea Highlights

Male Masters

M1

  1. Jean Vinceneux (FRA) – 08:24.40
  2. Viacheslav Shevchenko (CMAS1) – 07:12.81
  3. Dmitrii Mazepin (CMAS1) – 07:08.47

M2

  1. Rodolfo Robatti (SUI) – 06:00.55
  2. Edmund Uwe (GER) – 05:16.04
  3. Frederik Maire (AUS) – 05:09.24

M3

  1. Aldo Cacco (ITA) – 04:47.74
  2. Tokyo Nagakiyo (JPN) – 04:19.82
  3. Christophe Dromard (FRA) – 04:15.04

Senior Champions Shine Bright

CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship - Day 3 - Static Apnea Highlights
CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship – Day 3 – Static Apnea Highlights

In the senior categories, the competition reached new heights with outstanding performances:

Female Senior

The World Champion title went to Heike Schwerdtner from Germany, who clinched the gold medal with an awe-inspiring performance of 08:51.03. Close behind, Yuriko Ichihara from Japan secured the silver medal with a time of 07:28.11. The bronze medal was awarded to Serbia’s Natalia Domashenko, who achieved a time of 07:01.60.

Male Senior

Vladimir Pogrebenko (CMAS1) took the gold medal and World Champion title with an impressive 08:58.95. The silver medal went to Aleksandr Maksimov (CMAS1) with a time of 08:54.45, while Garikoitz Urkola from Spain earned the bronze medal with 08:22.23.

Watch The Highlights

You can watch the highlights from Day 3 below or on YouTube.

Conclusion

Congratulations to all the athletes for their incredible performances! Your dedication and skill continue to inspire the freediving community.

For live event coverage, daily replays, and more freediving content, visit CMAS TV.

Stay updated with DeeperBlue.com for more insights and reports from the CMAS 14th World Freediving Indoor Championship.

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 has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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