Sunday, September 27, 2020

Russia and Japan Leading After Constant Weight Dives at 2014 AIDA Team Freediving Championships

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The 2014 AIDA Team World Freediving Competition is hotting up with the Constant Weight (CWT) Depth Dives being completed on Tuesday 23rd September.  Russia (291 points) and Japan (229 points) top the leaderboards for the men and women teams respectively.

Some tremendous performances during the day with Alexey Molchanov (Russia) hitting 120m with ease, Goran Colak (Croatia) and Bozidar Petani (Croatia) both hitting 92m and Michael Board (UK) doing a 95m dive.  Natalia Molchanova (Russia) continued to dominate for the women with a 93m dive, Misuzu Okamoto (Japan) dived 81m cleanly and Alessia Zecchini (Italy) hitting 84m.

Athletes have a rest/training day on Wednesday ready for the final part of the competition starting on Thursday with Dynamic Apnea (DYN) training and Friday Dynamic Apnea (DYN) Competition.

Stig Pryds - Constant Weight Competition Day - ATWC2014
Stig Pryds – Constant Weight Competition Day – ATWC2014

Dive Site - Constant Weight Competition Day - ATWC2014
Dive Site – Constant Weight Competition Day – ATWC2014

Goran Colak - Constant Weight Competition Day - ATWC2014
Goran Colak – Constant Weight Competition Day – ATWC2014

Goran Colak - Constant Weight Competition Day - ATWC2014
Goran Colak – Constant Weight Competition Day – ATWC2014

Alexey Molchanov - Constant Weight Competition Day - ATWC2014
Alexey Molchanov – Constant Weight Competition Day – ATWC2014

Photos above Courtesy of Daan Verhoeven

ATWC2014 CWT Results

Results Courtesy of Competition Organisers

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 helped grow the site to be one of the largest diving websites around today.

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