World diving record holder Şahika Ercümen broke the Turkish record in the Vertical Blue Free Diving World Cup, where 46 athletes from 21 countries competed by diving to 77 meters in 3 minutes 7 seconds in Bahamas.
One of the most prestigious diving competitions in the world, the Vertical Blue Freediving World Cup has been held in the Bahamas since 2008.
The World Cup, held in Dean’s Blue Hole, 202 meters deep, one of the deepest holes in the world, will take place between 13-23 July 2021 this year. This year, Turkey, United States of America, Bahamas, Barbados, Czech Republic, China, France, South Africa, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Slovenia, Chile, A total of 46 athletes from 21 countries, including Taiwan, Tunisia and New Zealand, compete.
National athlete Şahika Ercümen broke the Turkish record in the Rope-Assisted Palletless Fixed Weight category with her dive to 77 meters in 3 minutes 7 seconds on the third day of the Vertical Blue Free Diving World Cup and took her place in the top rows.
Ercümen, who raised his own Turkish record as well as the championship he won, said, “It is a great honor for me to bring a championship to our country in the world cup on July 15, Democracy and Unity Day. I will try new records and as a Turkish female national athlete, I want to wave our flag and represent our country in the best way possible.
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