Giorgos Vasiliou from Cyprus took top individual honors at the most recent CMAS World Spearfishing Championship in Greece.

The competition was held from September 15th – 19th off the shores of the Greek island of Syros, with conditions only allowing for two days of actual diving and hunting.

Greek spearfishermen Giannis Sideris and Gerasimos Kavvadias took second and third place, respectively, with Italians Dario Maccioni and Giacomo De Mola, Tahitian Steve Tetuanui, Croatian Slaven Cubric, Tunisian Saad Sami, American Justin Lee and New Zealander David Mullins rounding out the top ten. A total of 78 competitors registered for the event.

CMAS World Spearfishing Championship individual results, part 1
CMAS World Spearfishing Championship individual results, part 1
CMAS World Spearfishing Championship individual results, part 2
CMAS World Spearfishing Championship individual results, part 2
CMAS World Spearfishing Championship individual results, part 3
CMAS World Spearfishing Championship individual results, part 3

In the country competition, Greece came out on top, with Italy second, Cyprus third, Croatia fourth, Tahiti fifth, Spain sixth, USA seventh, New Zealand eighth, Tunisia ninth, and Ukraine tenth. A total of 25 nations were represented at the world championship.

CMAS World Spearfishing Championship country results
CMAS World Spearfishing Championship country results
John Liang
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.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.