Debra Andollo record is NOT approved

“Debra Andollo of Cuba was announced to have set the free immersion record at 74 meters in a time of 2:32.

S?bastien Nagel, President of AIDA has confirmed on Freediver UK that Debra’s record will not be recognised due to the fact the Video Camera was not working at the bottom depth. She did not use tags or a depth gauge so her depth cannot be verified.

If her record had been approved it would’ve beaten the women’s record previously held by Tanya Streeter at 70 meters, and the men’s record of 73 meters which is held by Pierre Frolla.

Stephan Whelan

Stephan is the Founder of 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 passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.


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