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Egypt: Russian freediver sets new world record for bi-fins dive  01:23

Egypt: Russian freediver sets new world record for bi-fins dive

Egypt, Sharm El-Sheikh
November 29, 2020 at 19:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian freediver Alexei Molchanov set a new world record with a 113-metre dive with bi-fins at the AIDA Freediving World Competition in Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday.

It took the champion four minutes and five seconds to break the previous record of 112 metres set by Frenchman Arnaud Jerald in September.

"The main thing is to relax and to go beyond my limit. That’s why Arnaud and I every year compete not with each other but with our own perception of capacities of a human organism. And we prove every time that they are limitless", posted Molchanov in his Instagram account.

Molchanov is am eight-time world champion (AIDA and CMAS), world record holder in freediving, the chairman of Association "Freediving Federation" and the president of AIDA Russia.

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Russian freediver Alexei Molchanov set a new world record with a 113-metre dive with bi-fins at the AIDA Freediving World Competition in Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday.

It took the champion four minutes and five seconds to break the previous record of 112 metres set by Frenchman Arnaud Jerald in September.

"The main thing is to relax and to go beyond my limit. That’s why Arnaud and I every year compete not with each other but with our own perception of capacities of a human organism. And we prove every time that they are limitless", posted Molchanov in his Instagram account.

Molchanov is am eight-time world champion (AIDA and CMAS), world record holder in freediving, the chairman of Association "Freediving Federation" and the president of AIDA Russia.

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