Monday, July 22, 2024

CMAS World Outdoor Freediving Championship 2022: Day 1 — Alenka Artnik, Arnaud Jerald Take Gold In CWT Discipline

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Slovenia’s Alenka Artnik and France’s Arnaud Jerald earned gold medals in the women’s and men’s Constant Weight (CWT) discipline on Day 1 of the CMAS World Outdoor Freediving Championship in Kas, Turkey.

Artnik get her gold with a 116m/380.58ft dive. Italy’s Alessia Zecchini came in second with a 109m/357.61ft dive, and France’s Alice Modolo earned a bronze medal with a 93m/305.12ft dive.

“I’m super happy,” Artnik wrote in a Facebook post.

On the men’s side, Jerald brought home the gold with a 123m/403.54ft dive, while Italy’s Davide Carrera came in second with a 121m/397ft dive. Carrera’s countryman Antonio Mogavero earned the bronze with a 113m/370.73ft dive.

“I felt really good on my dive,” Jerald wrote on Instagram.

In the Masters group, Pete Botman from the Netherlands set a World Record in the Men’s 55-59 age category with a 100m/328ft dive, and Germany’s Karsten Mohr set a Men’s age 60-64 World Record with a 70m/230ft dive.

Check out the video from Day 1 below, along with the full Day 1 results and Day 2 Start Lists. You can watch the Day 2 livestream here.

(Image credits: ICARUS Sports)

CMAS Day 1 Women's Results
CMAS Day 1 Women’s Results
CMAS Day 1 Men's Results
CMAS Day 1 Men’s Results
CMAS Day 1 Masters Results
CMAS Day 1 Masters Results
CMAS Day 1 Masters Results
CMAS Day 1 Masters Results
CMAS Day 2 Start List
CMAS Day 2 Start List
CMAS Day 2 Start List
CMAS Day 2 Start List
CMAS Day 2 Start List
CMAS Day 2 Start List
John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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