Day 2 of the Vertical Blue 2021 freediving competition at Dean’s Blue Hole in the Bahamas saw eight new national records set.
On the women’s side, South Korea’s Jung A Kim set a national Constant Weight with Bifins (CWTBF) record with an 81m/266ft, 3mins 5secs dive.
France’s Alice Modolo set a CWTBF record for her country with a 92m/302ft, 3mins 19secs dive.
South Africa’s Talya Davidoff set a Free Immersion (FIM) national record with a 66m/217ft, 2mins 26secs dive, and Camila Jaber set a Mexican CWTBF record with her 64m/210ft, 2mins 13secs dive.
Isabelle Winner bested her Bahamian FIM national record 28-meter/92-foot dive from Day 1 with a 31m/102ft dive on Day 2.
On the men’s side, Mexico’s Alejandro Lemus set a national Constant Weight with Monofin (CWT) record with his 98m/322ft, 2mins 57secs dive. Juani Valdivia set a Peruvian national CWT record with a 63m/207ft, 1mins 51secs dive.
Check out the full results below.
The start list for day 3 sees Alessia Zecchini from Italy look to set a Constant Weight No-Fins (CNF) World Record with a 74m/243ft announced dive. A further 7 National Records are announced as well. Full list below.
Featured Image courtesy of Daan Verhoeven.
Additional reporting by Stephan Whelan