Monday, 11 October 2021

Croatia's Kardašević Wins Bronze at Free Diving World Championship in Turkey

ZAGREB, 11 Oct 2021 - Croatian Mirela Kardašević clinched a bronze medal at the Free Diving World Championship in Kaş, Turkey, setting a new Croatian record.

In the free diving discipline CNF (constant weight without fins) with a 63-meter dive, she set the national record and won medals in both pool and depth world championships.

The CMAS 5th Free Diving World Championship Outdoor took place in Turkey from 30 September to 10 October.

"Bronze at a depth world championship is a great success for me since I have very little time for preparation for depth. I am one of the few divers competing both in the pool and outdoor, so the success I have achieved makes me very happy."

At the Free Diving World Championship that took place in Belgrade in June, Mirela Kardašević won three medals -- one gold and two silvers. This is her eighth medal from Free Diving World Championships (two golds, three silvers, and three bronzes), and she has two bronze medals from European championships. Mirela Kardašević also holds six world records.

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Monday, 28 June 2021

Croatian Free Divers Win Three Golds, Two Silvers at World Freediving Championship

ZAGREB, 28 June 2021 - The Croatian national freediving team won three gold medals and two silvers at the World Freediving Championship, held in Belgrade on June 21-27.

The most successful Croatian free diver was Mirela Kardašević, who won a gold medal in the Dynamic Without Fins (DNF) discipline, with a 191-metre swim, a silver in the Dynamic With Bifins (DYNB) discipline and a 232-metre swim, and another silver in the Dynamic With Monofin (DYN) discipline and a 256-metre swim. All the results are national records.

Male free diver Vitomir Maričić won a gold in the Dynamic With Fins, while another male free diver, Vanja Peleš, won a gold in the Dynamic Without Fins, with a 226-metre swim, setting a national record.

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