The second day of the RedCcup freediving competition in Dahab, Egypt saw the setting of three new National Records in the Static breath-hold discipline.

While fewer athletes participated in the static discipline than the day before with the depth disciplines, 11 athletes did compete this time, with three new National Records set for Khazakhstan, Thailand and Egypt.

Nancy Wilson from the U.K. was the overall winner with a 5.40-minute breath hold.

Nancy Gibson from the UK was the overall winner with a 5.40min breath hold
Nancy Gibson from the UK was the overall winner with a 5.40min breath hold

Dauren Zholdasbayev from Khazakhstan set a national record with a 3.08-minute breath hold.

Dauren Zholdasbayev NR Kazakhstan 3.08min
Dauren Zholdasbayev NR Kazakhstan 3.08min

Play Malaiwongs from Thailand set a national record with a 5.19-minute breath hold.

Ploy Malaiwongs NR Thailand 5.19min.
Ploy Malaiwongs NR Thailand 5.19min (pictured with her coach Andrew Babbage)

Raghda Ezzeldin Aly set an Egyptian national record with a 5.03-minute breath hold.

Raghda Ezzeldin Aly NR Egypt 5.03min
Raghda Ezzeldin Aly NR Egypt 5.03min

Check out the full Day Two Results list below.

RedCcup Static Results
RedCcup Static Results

(Photo credits: Wendy Timmermans)

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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