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)