Jeanine Grasmeijer and William Trubridge Grab Gold In Free Immersion At #aidaworldchampionships

William Trubridge #aidaworldchampionship

The 2015 AIDA Individual Depth Championships (#aidaworldchampionship) saw athletes competing in the Free Immersion (FIM) discipline on Saturday 19th September with overall gold for that discipline going to Jeanine Grasmeijer (Netherlands) and William Trubidge (New Zealand).

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Silver saw joint silver with Hanako Hirose (Japan) and Kate Middleton (New Zealand) for the ladies and Miguel Lozano (Spain) for the men.  Bronze saw Misuzu Okamoto (Japan) and Natalia Zharkova (Ukraine) jointly securing medals for the ladies and Mateusz Malina (Poland) for the men.

A further 8 Freediving National Records set during dives on Saturday:

  • Kate Middleton (New Zealand) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 76m
  • Goran Colak (Croatia) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 98m
  • Jesper Stechmann (Denmark) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 97m
  • Stig Pryds (Denmark) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 94m
  • Alexander Bubenchikov (Ukraine) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 91m
  • Walter Chivescu (Romania) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 62m
  • Evi Holroyd (Cyprus) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 35m
  • Gal Shtokhamer (Israel) set a Free Immersion (FIM) record of 34m

Final results are available below:

Final Results FIM #aidaworldchampionship

Keep your eyes peeled to DeeperBlue.com for the final coverage of the World Championships.

See photos from the day below. 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.

Miguel Lozano #aidaworldchampionship
Jeanine Grasmeijer #aidaworldchampionship
Jeanine Grasmeijer #aidaworldchampionship
Kate Middleton #aidaworldchampionship
Kate Middleton #aidaworldchampionship
William Trubridge #aidaworldchampionship
Miguel Lozano #aidaworldchampionship