13 March 2019 – Croatian free diver Mirela Kardasevic (32) has broken a world record at the 2019 Russian Open Pool Championships in Honor Of Natalia Molchanova in Moscow.
Kardasevic set a new AIDA world record with a 208-meter (656 foot) swim in the Dynamic Apnea with Bifins discipline at the indoor champs.
As well as breaking the world record, the Croatian free diver won three gold medals at the championships.
“For this time of the year, I am more than happy with my results and being sick has made it a lot harder to compete but I tried to enjoy my dives as much as I could. 3 days 3 gold medals… 1st day was DNF dive with 161m, 2nd day was DYN bifin with 208m which is now a new AIDA world record, and 3rd day was DYN monofin with 225m.Now its time to get my health back and then start training again,” Mirela said on Instagram.
From Zagreb, Mirela started diving in 2017 after a successful swimming career.
Last month, Croatian free diver Boris Milošić set a new world record. Milošić set a new Bifins diving world record at the 13th Serbian Open Freediving Championships in Belgrade with a distance of 234 metres.
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