Turkish “Ercümen” breaks the world record in freediving


The Turkish submarine Şahika Ercümen on Tuesday broke the world record for free diving without fins, after diving to 100 meters.


The Turkish athlete dived off the coast of “Gash” in Antalya to a depth of 100 meters with one breath without fins or artificial respiration equipment.

Thus, “Ercümen” has broken the record in freediving for both men and women.

“Ercümen” reported that this step comes in celebration of the 98th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic, corresponding to October 29.

The dive of the Turkish sportswoman to a depth of 100 meters took two minutes and 53 seconds.


Speaking to reporters after the dive, “Ercümen” said that by breaking the record in this field, she also wanted to draw attention to the climate change crisis, and expressed her happiness at this success.