OxygenFree 2014 Pool Competition To Take Place This Month

The fourth annual OxygenFree Pool Competition is taking place March 29th and 30th in Nis, Serbia.

Participants will be able to compete in three freediving disciplines at this AIDA-calendar event: static apnea, dynamic with fins and dynamic without fins, according to the organizers:

“In addition to individual participation (STA plus better result in DNF or DYN), team results will be calculated too. It is required that the team has three members, having representatives of both sexes.

“Every participant has to have a certified medical exam or a valid diving certificate not older than one year.”

The competition fee for the event is 2000 Serbian Dinars for members of AIDA Serbia and 40 euros for other competitors. Registration will include a T-shirt, a packed lunch, a souvenir and dinner after the competition.

Prizes will be provided by sponsors Elios Sub, Suunto and PowerSub Diving Equipment.

The registration deadline is March 25.

Some additional information from the organizers:

“All foreign competitors will have a FREE NIGHT-accommodation at the hotel within S.C. Cair, on Friday, 28th March.

“All participants will have an organized training in the pool on Friday, 28th March, starting at 22 hours.”

More details can be found on the OxygenFree website (http://oxygenfree.org/) and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/OxygenFree).

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John Liang
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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