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Aida International AIDA International is the Worldwide Federation for breath-hold diving. An assembly for freedivers; competiton, education, and community.
Aida International AIDA International is a non profit organisation that was founded in 1992 to further the development of freediving. Over the years AIDA International have defined disciplines in freediving and recognise and authenticate world records achieved in these disciplines.
Aida International AIDA International is made up of world class freedivers who are passionate about the sport of freediving. The AIDA International high standard and quality education programme that incorporates the knowledge and experience of world class freedivers, dive professionals and scientists is recognised world wide.

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  • November 14 Board Meeting
    The Aida Board met via Skype call on 14 November 2015. Kimmo started the meeting on a somber note to convey our deep sadness for the people of France and Lebanon who recently suffered attacks by terrorists. We expressly wish to send our thoughts to Aida France and all of our members who were affected […]
  • October Board Notes
    The Aida International board met via Skype call on 14 October. An urgent matter that needed to be reviewed regarded the document sent to the Board with the findings of the Disciplinary Committee of the incident with the World record attempt of Guillaume Nery in Cyprus. The Board voted to approved the recommendations from the […]
  • New World Record Men’s Variable Weight 146 meters
    1 November 2015 , Kalamata, Greece. The sun shone upon Stavros Kastrinakis, Aida International Renaissance Man: Instructor/ trainer, Judge, Organizer extraodonaire and now World Record holder. Stavros is best known for assisting others to reach their freediving goals but today he achieved a very well-deserved record of his own (pending doping test). Stavros said “The […]
  • Nanja van de Broek: New World Record in Variable Weight
    18 October 2015 Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. In a dive time of 3:00 minutes, Nanja successfully plunged to 130 meters. She was assisted by a sled to make the descent (time 1:10) and used her own power and a monofin to make the ascent. Aida International judges, Darija Subotin and Denys Rylov, said Nanja was […]
  • Aida Board Notes 27 September 2015
    The Board met via Skype call to discuss several items of immediate importance. It was noted by Kimmo that the incident (Nery WR attempt) that occurred during the pre-comp in Cyprus has been referred to the Disciplinary Committee. The DC has the ability to gather information, assess obtained information, and make recommendations without concern of […]

About AIDA

AIDA International

Association Internationale pour le Développement de l'Apnée

AIDA is the Worldwide Federation for breath-hold diving, established in 1992. AIDA manages and oversees the recognition of records, organises competitions, and sets the standards for freedive education. Since 1993, AIDA International has officiated 230 Official World Records.

AIDA International
Swiss Post Box: 100864
Zürcherstrasse 161
CH - 8010 Zürich



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