Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Magdalena Solich-Talanda, Goran Colak Nab CMAS World Records On Day 2 of Indoor Pool Freediving World Championships

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Day 2 of the CMAS Indoor Pool Freediving World Championships saw two new world records, with Magdanelna Solich-Talanda and Goran Colak taking home the women”s and men’s gold in the Dynamic with Bifins (DYNB) discipline.

For the women’s category, Poland’s Solich-Talanda got her gold medal with a new world record dive of 263.64m/864.96ft.

Magdalena Solich-Talanda (Image credit: CMAS/Youtube)
Magdalena Solich-Talanda (Image credit: CMAS/Youtube)

Second place and the silver medal went to Livia Bregonzio from Italy with a swim of 243.40m/798.56ft, and the bronze medal went to Spain’s Gemma Vila Catala with a 211m/892.26ft dive.

In the men’s category, Croatia’s Colak won the gold medal with his new world record swim of 292.15m/958.5ft.

Goran Colak (Image credit: CMAS/Youtube)
Goran Colak (Image credit: CMAS/Youtube)

The silver medal went to Colak’s countryman David Custic who swam 276.55m/907.32ft, and third place went to France’s Guillaume Bourdila (the former world record holder) with 273.03m/895.77ft.

Poland’s Matt Malina, who nabbed first place the day before in the Dynamic No Fins (DNF) discipline, decided to not compete on Day 2.

Age Group World Records

A bunch of age group world records fell on Day 2 as well.

In the men’s masters category for ages 50-54, Russia’s Vladimir Amvrosov, swimming under no flag due to CMAS’s ban on Russian athletes stemming from that country’s invasion of Ukraine, won the gold medal with a 200m/656.17ft dive. The Silver medal went to Lemay AlVarez from Cuba for his 195.68m/641.99ft swim and the bronze medal went to France’s Arnault Manner for his 193.28m/634.12ft dive.

No women competed in this age category.

In the men’s 55-59 age group, Spain’s Nacho Peral claimed the gold medal and an age group world record with his 203.56m/667.85ft dive, barely edging out Poland’s Grzegorz Mucha who earned the silver medal for his 203.48m/667.59ft swim. Marco Massi from Italy rounded out the podium with his bronze medal 175.40m/575.46ft dive.

On the women’s masters 55-59 age group, France’s Laurence Gueguen swam an age group world record of 185.50m/608.6ft. Serbia’s Natasa Boscovic, the previous world record holder for that age group, won second place with 152.98m/501.9ft. The bronze medal went to Germany’s Birgit Wesemann, who swam 135.91m/445.9ft.

As for the men’s masters 60-64 category, Italy’s Francesco Franceschinis nabbed the gold medal plus an age group world record with his dive of 155.05m/508.69ft, and Seitzerland’s Alberto Gannini earned a silver medal with his 139.16m/456.56ft swim.

In the women’s masters 60-64 category, Germany’s Ute Weinrich won gold and surpassed her own previous world record with a 105.70m/346.78ft swim.

In the men’s juniors category, the gold medal went to France’s Jules Forest with his 159.33m/522.74ft dive; Turkey’s Nida Murathan Bulut came in second place with 134.80m/442.26ft and the bronze medal went to Turkey’s Muhammad Baran Iscan with a 79.50m/260.83ft dive.

The female junior category saw Turkey’s Toprak Toprak nab the gold medal for her dive of 136.10m/446.52ft, followed by Ecuador’s Sabine Manz Romero who won the silver medal with 121.98m/400.2ft, and Turkey’s Alya Akar who won the bronze medal with an 80.24m/263.25ft dive.

Check out the full results as well as the video replay of Day 2 below.

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John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. 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.

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