In Pictures: 2015 AIDA Individual Depth Championships – Opening Ceremony

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The 2015 AIDA Individual Depth Championships (#aidaworldchampionship) has officially started with the Opening Ceremony held on Friday 11th September.  Athletes from 28 countries have traveled to Cyprus in the Mediterranean to compete for the title of Freediving World Champion.

Welcome Parade At #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Welcome Parade At #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Team Russia #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Team Mexico #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Team China #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Drummers Welcome Athletes At #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Team Greece #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Team USA #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Opening Dance Act #aidaworldchampionshipmore
Opening Act At #aidaworldchampionshipmore
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Welcome To The #aidaworldchampionshipmore
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Keep your eyes peeled to DeeperBlue.com for more information in the run up to the World Championships.

These photos are courtesy of fabulous underwater photographer Daan Verhoeven – athletes who are interested in purchasing copies of their photos should head to his website or contact him via Facebook.