Authentic Big Blue 2019
World record status
Start date: 2019-09-23
End date: 2019-09-28
Location: Amorgos, Amorgos, Greece
Event Type: Depth Competition
Organizer: Dimitris Koumoulos
Additional info: Two diving sites for this competition. The first (and basic one) in Agia Anna , approx. 0,7 nm form the beach. The depth there is 150 m . If the weather conditions don\`t allow us to dive at Agia Anna there is a second diving spot , in Agios Pavlos - Nikouria island , with a depth limit for competititors at 80m.
Disciplines: FIM CNF CWTB CWT
Safety Qualifications: There will be 3 boats , one competition boat - one evacuation boat and one boat as dry area for athletes. All the boats will be equipped with diving flags and all the necessary equipment for safety. The competition boat is equipped with counter ballast system (checked for its efficiency ) and of course a sonar. Three safety divers for the competition line (one using a scooter ) and one safety diver for each warm up line. The medical coverage of the event will be in cooperation with Amorgos Health Center and Onassio Cardiac surgery center . Additional we are in contact with the Hyperbaric Chamber of the Athens Navy Hospital in case of a problem requiring hyperbaric chamber treatment All boats are equipped with medical oxygen devices and first aid kits. In case of emergency evacuation Dr Giorgos Hatzigeorgiou (cardiologist) will be present escorting the freediver and providing oxygen and first aid.
Safety plan: Evacuation boat needs less than 2 minutes to Agia Anna beach (or 7 minutes to Agios Pavlos , the second dive spot with 80 m depth limit) , and from there 7-8 minutes with ambulance to the medical center of Amorgos(15 from Agios Pavlos). Doctor on dive area boat and 2 medics on the evacuation - medical boat. Medical O2 on dive boat and on the evacuation boat.
Maximum depth: 150m
Main Judge: Savva Savvas
Assistant Judges: Evangelia Nikolakakou