Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Polish Pool Freediving Championships Saw Three New World Records


The recent Polish Freediving Pool Championships held recently at the MOSiR swimming pool complex in Debica saw three new World Records set.

In addition to Mateusz Malina setting a new men’s world record in the Dynamic No Fins (DNF) discipline with a 250m/820ft swim, Magdalena Solich-Talanda set two new women’s world records.

Solich-Talanda swam 207m/679ft in the DNF discipline, beating Julia Kozerska, who during the same competition had set a new DNF record of 202m/663ft.

Solich-Talanda also set a new world record in the Dynamic with Bi-fins (DYNB) discipline, swimming 243m/797ft.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at 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.