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Turkish diver Can breaks third world diving record


Turkish diver Derya Can broke on Monday a world diving record in the category of constant weight apnea without fins by diving 90,2 meters, which is her third world record.

Can, a member of from the Middle East Technical University Underwater Sports club (ODTÜ SAS) performed diving at İnceboğaz Bay in the southern province of Antalya under the supervision of Judges Igor Orel and Nicalaus A. Soza Garcia from the Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) and Levent Ucuzal, CMAS free-diving technical council chair in the morning.

Can was able to dive 90,2 meters in the category of constant weight apnea without fins in 2 minutes 29 seconds. Just after her victory, she opened a Turkish flag to celebrate herself.

Speaking to Cihan news agency, an said the world record is significant to contribute to presentation of Turkey and demand Youth and Sports Ministry and Culture and Tourism Ministry to use her record in their presentations.


Monday, July 21, 2014 SOURCE: CIHAN
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