Press Release - Molchanovs Athletes Set 2 New Guinness World Records for Under Ice Diving
On March 16th, Alexey dived 80m (262ft) below the ice with a monofin in a part of Lake Baikal called Snake Cove. The entire dive took him 2 minutes and 54 seconds. Alexey recently signed an agreement with the governor of the region, along with the Russian Freediving Federation, to develop the local freediving training infrastructure. His record is intended to highlight the importance of Lake Baikal and the ecological issues that the area is facing. He also holds the Guinness World Record for longest under ice swim with his 180m (591ft) swim below the ice of the Ameryevsky Dolomite Quarry with a monofin.
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