The 2016 AFA Depth National Championships, hosted by AFA Depth National Championships, hosted by Apnea Bali, drew to a close with more National Records being set.

Highlights

Komtanoo Pinpimai set another National Record for Thailand in Free Immersion (FIM) with a 75m dive.

Komtanoo Pinpima from Thailand surfaces from his 75m FIm dive. Photo by Livio Fakeye
Komtanoo Pinpima from Thailand surfaces from his 75m FIm dive. Photo by Livio Fakeye

MJ Kuhn made 68m Free Immersion (FIM) look easy as he set another South African National Record.

MJ Kuhn from South Africa looking cheeky with the tag from his 68m FIM NR dive. Photo by Livio Fakeye
MJ Kuhn from South Africa looking cheeky with the tag from his 68m FIM NR dive. Photo by Livio Fakeye

Day 3 Results

Day 3 Results
Day 3 Results

Overall Results

Women:

  1. Amber Bourke (Australia). Amber won a AUD 250 in-store voucher from Sydney Dive Safari.
  2. Trista Fontana (Australia)
  3. Julia Wheeler (Australia)

Men:

  1. Yoram Zekri (France). Yoram won a AUD 250 in-store voucher from Sydney Dive Safari.
  2. MJ Kuhn (South Africa). MJ won BEST NEW COMER and received a Mares Smart Apnea Computer, valued at AUD 495!
  3. Luis Ramirez (Venezuela)
Final Results
Final Results

The ‘Spirit of Freediving’ prize, which was open to support crew and athletes alike, was awarded to Julia Mouce Dominguez, and she received an orange Mares Smart Apnea Computer, donated by SSI.

Congratulations to all the athletes who competed and thank you to the Australian Freediving Association and Apnea Bali for hosting another successful event. See you next year… underwater!

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