Tom Sietas hits new World Record at Dutch Open

Tom Sietas, the current World Record Holder for Static Breath Hold, hit 8 minutes 58 seconds at the 3rd Dutch Open over the weekend.

Whilst this qualifies as a World Record he has to pay for a drugs test to be completed and he, at present, is searching for a sponsor to help fund the drugs test. was onsite at the competition and will be bringing you coverage shortly.

Update: The event hosts have informed that Tom Sietas accepted their offer to pay for the drugs test. Once this has been completed AIDA will ratify his World Record subject to a positive result and judges approval.