Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Caribbean Cup 2022 Day 3 – Three National Records Set, Zecchini Suffers Another Setback

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While three national records were broken on Day 3 of the 2022 Caribbean Cup freediving competition, a world record attempt didn’t go through as planned.

Italy’s Alessia Zecchini, who on Day 1 dove to 119m/390ft in search of a new women’s Constant Weight (CWT) world record but wound up with a red-card disqualification due to a protocol violation, suffered a blackout on Day 3 when vying for the same depth.

And Canada’s Matthieu Duvault was gunning for his second attempt at a men’s national Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTB) record with an 85m/279ft dive, but drew a red card disqualification for requiring assistance back to the surface.

On the positive side, the USA’s Tory George set a men’s national and continental Free Immersion (FIM) record with a dive to 102m/335ft.

Additionally, Honduras’s John Bodden set a men’s national Constant Weight No fins (CNF) record with a dive to 40m/131ft, and Argentina’s Ricardo Montans set a national men’s FIM record with a 98m/321.5ft dive.

Check out the full Day 3 results below.

Caribbean Cup Day 3 Results
Caribbean Cup Day 3 Results

(Featured Image credit: Kohei Ueno)

John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
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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