Monday, July 22, 2024

Natalie Rudman Claims Continental Record At Day 2 Of Caribbean Cup 2021

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South African Natalie Rudman has claimed a new Continental Record by diving to 70m/230ft in the Constant Weight (CWT) discipline in the second day of competition at the 8th annual Caribbean Cup in Roatan.  She completed the dive in 2mins 39secs.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean

Honduran Tourism Institute and Mayan Princess Beach & Dive Resort are sponsoring the world-class event this year and competitiors will be competing for top spots in Constant Weight (CWT), Constant Weight No Fins (CNF), Free Immersion (FIM), and Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTBF) disciplines.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean

The day kicked off with another great performance from local Hondurian Andrea C. Merlo who hit 22m/72ft in 1min 2secs for a National Record in Free Immersion (FIM).

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean

Mexico also had something to celebrate as Pepe Salcedo claim a Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTB) National Record with a 92m/302ft dive in 3mins 1sec.

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 2. Photo by Alex St-Jean

Full results from day two of the Caribbean Cup 2021 are below

Caribbean Cup 2021 - Day 2 Results
Caribbean Cup 2021 – Day 2 Results

Feature and other images courtesy of Alex St-Jean

Stephan Whelan
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Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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