Thursday, September 17, 2020

Check Out Just Apnea’s Pool Freediving World Ranking System


The folks at Just Apnea have compiled and released on Facebook their pool freediving rankings for AIDA and CMAS performances.

The rankings are for the period October 2016 to September 2017, and include the following categories for indoor pool performance by both men and women:

  • Dynamic With Fins (DYN-monofin).
  • Dynamic With Fins (DYN-BiFins, flutter kick only).
  • Dynamic No Fins (DNF).
  • Static Apnea.

The top athletes, according to Just Apnea’s latest rankings, are as follows (and note that these aren’t official AIDA/CMAS standings, they’re simply Just Apnea’s rankings):


  • DYN-Monofin: CMAS Goran Colak 279m/915ft.
  • DYN-Bifins: CMAS Andrea Vitturini 246m/807ft.
  • DNF: AIDA Mateusz Malina 215m/705ft.
  • Static Apnea: CMAS Goran Colak 9’58”.


  • DYN-Monofin:  CMAS Alessia Zecchini 232m/761ft.
  • DYN-Bifins:  CMAS Livia Bergonzio 196m/643ft.
  • DNF: AIDA Magdalena Solich 191m/626ft.
  • Static Apnea: CMAS Veronika Dittes 8’53”.

According to Just Apnea, to qualify for their ranking list, the following minimum performances must have been met by athletes:


  • DYN-Monofin: minimum performance 210m/688ft.
  • DYN- Bifins: minimum performance 175m/574ft.
  • DNF: minimum performance 160m/525ft.
  • Static Apnea: minimum performance 7’30”.


  • DYN-Monofin: minimum performance 155m/688ft.
  • DYN- Bifins: minimum performance 130m/574ft.
  • DNF: minimum performance 130m/525ft.
  • Static Apnea: minimum performance 5’30”.


Check Out Just Apnea's Pool Freediving World Ranking System 3
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life!


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