Four National Records Broken At AIDA Cyprus 2014 Pool Games

Four national records were achieved at this month’s AIDA Cyprus 2014 Pool Games.

Andriana Bantu broke the Romanian National Record in static with a time of 6:34 (STA) and in the no fins discipline with an 88-meter swim (DYN).

Mohamed Elmekkawi broke the Egyptian National record in dynamic with a distance of 100 meters (DYN) and Kyriakos Lefkonoitziatis the Cypriot national record in no fins with a 108-meter (DNF) swim.

The event, which took place on April 13, was overseen by AIDA Judges Panicos Panagiotou and Savvas Savva.


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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at 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.