The last day of the CMAS Indoor Pool Freediving World Championships saw France’s Guillaume Bourdila break a new national record in the Dynamic with Monofin (DYN) discipline.
Bourdila took first place and the gold medal in the men’s senior category with a 306.60m/1,005.9ft swim.
Italy’s Mauro Generali took the silver medal with his 300m/984.25ft dive, and the bronze medal went to Croatia’s Goran Colak with his 299.50m/949.8ft swim.
In the women’s senior category, Poland’s Julia Kozerska took home the gold medal with a 264m/866.14ft swim. Her countrywoman Magdalena Solich-Talanda won silver with a 262.30m/860.56ft dive, and third place saw two athletes sharing the podium for the bronze medal, Livia Bregonzio from Italy and Spain’s Almudena Calvo Bianco who both swam 250m/820.21ft.
As for the men’s masters 50-54 age group, Russian Vladimir Amvrosov — competing under the CMAS flag because his country was banned due to the invasion of Ukraine — won the gold medal with a 221m/725.07ft swim. The silver medal went to Lemay AlVarez from Cuba with 213.63m/700.89ft and Greece’s Aris Ioannidis won bronze for his 200m/656.17ft dive.
There were no women competing in the women’s masters 50-54 age group category but Greece’s Fayrouz El Mehdawi got a world record with a dive to 188.30m/617.78ft while competing in the seniors category, according to CMAS’s Facebook page.
In the men’s masters 55-59 category, Spain’s Nacho Peral took home the gold medal for his 238.80m/783.46ft dive. Poland’s Grzegorz Mucha won the silver medal for his 210.60m/690.94ft swim and Marco Massi from Italy won third place with a 195.70m/642.06ft dive.
The gold medal for females in the masters 55-59 age group category went to Natasa Boscovic from Serbia with a dive to 177.97m/583.89ft, Germany’s Birgit Wesemann won second place with 129.64m/425.33ft and first-time competitor Amel Alshekl from Saudi Arabia swam 128.28m/420.87ft for the bronze.
As for the men’s masters 60-64 age group, Germany’s Hans-Jürgen Lenzen got the gold medal for his dive of 105.60m/346.46ft.
In the male juniors category, Jules Forest from France took home the gold with his 181m/593.83ft swim, while Turkey’s Nida Murathan Bulut won the silver medal with 142.98m/469.09ft, and the bronze medal went to Turkey’s Muhammad Baran Iscan with a 118.58m/389.04ft dive.
In the female juniors category, Ecuador’s Sabine Manz Romero won the gold medal for her 150m/492.13ft swim, followed by Turkey’s Adasu Ramazanoglu who won the silver medal with 140.10m/459.65ft, and her countrywoman Toprak Toprak won the bronze medal with a 126.40m/414.7ft dive.
Check out the video replay of Day 4 plus the medal ceremonies as well as the full results below.
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