Another record for Natalia



Photo by Daan Verhoeven

Kalamata, Greece
On the final day of competition at the World Championships, Natalia Molchanova re-claimed her Free immersion record (91m) . She now holds all the female records except No-Limits. She also won the gold medal in all three depth disciplines at the competition. The ladies Free Immersion event was highly anticipated with both Natalia and Jeanine Grasmeijer, of the Netherlands, announcing world record attempts. In the end, experience prevailed, and the young Jeanine turned early and failed to reach the announced depth. Jeanine said that the veteran Natalia, told her later that she is young and has a great future ahead of her.
Natalia made two new World Records: free immersion and constant no-fins. Her son Alexey improved his constant weight record to 128m and also secured the silver medal in men’s free immersion.