The second Act of OriginECN Vertical Blue has kicked off with day 4 on Friday.

The biggest news of the day came from Italian Freediver Alessia Zecchini who gave a superbly confident performance in Free Immersion (FIM) and dived 130m to achieve a new World Record!

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Friday also saw 6 new National Records:

  • Gus Kreivenas (Lithuania) with 89m Free Immersion (FIM)
  • Alice Modolo (France) with 84m Constant Weight (CWT)
  • Adam Stern (Australia) with 97m Free Immersion (FIM)
  • Thibault Guignes (France) with 110m Free Immersion (FIM)
  • Homar Leuci (Italy) with 77m Constant Weight No Fins (CNF)
  • Aolin Wang (China) with 107m Constant Weight (CWT)

Official full results are available below (click to enlarge):

OriginECN Vertical Blue 2018 - Results Day 4
OriginECN Vertical Blue 2018 – Results Day 4

Two onsite photographers – Daan Verhoeven and Alex St-Jean – are capturing the action during each day!  Check out some of the action from Day 4 below (click to see them in full screen):

The competition will be live-streamed by the underwater drone Diveye and broadcast via the Vertical Blue Facebook Page and across social media with the hashtag #VB2018.

Stay tuned to as we bring you coverage from the event.

Feature photo by Alex St-Jean

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