AIDA 2022 Pool World Championship Day 1: Incorrect Post-Dive Protocols Doom Some Athletes’ Results


Day 1 of the AIDA 2022 Pool World Championship in Burgas, Bulgaria saw loads of competitors on the verge of standing on the winners’ podium most efficient to be let down by wrong surface protocols.

The main day featured the Dynamic with Bifins (DYNB) discipline.

On the Men’s facet, Croatia’s David Custic swam 265m/869feet but earned a red card for no longer performing the surface protocol in the appropriate uncover.

France’s Guillaume Bourdila swam the identical distance as Custic, but after evaluate earned a yellow card for inserting his arms in the shocking effect for the length of his turns, main to features deductions for every turn.

As a end result, Croatian Peter Klovar’s 250m/820feet swim wound up earning him a gold medal. Taiwan’s Yueh Shiang Hsu nabbed the silver with a 240m/787feet swim, setting a brand new nationwide represent in the map. Poland’s Karol Karcz earned a bronze with his 210m/689feet swim.

AIDA 2022 Pool World Championship Day 1 (Image credit: AIDA)
AIDA 2022 Pool World Championship Day 1 (Image credit: AIDA)

As for the Females, most modern AIDA World File holder Magdalena Solich-Talanda of Poland brought dwelling the gold with a 236m/774feet swim (her World File mumble last month on the AIDA Polish Freediving Pool Championships was 243m/797feet).

On the opposite hand, there was an intrigue surrounding who would claim the silver and bronze medals. While loads of athletes had very finish outcomes, Ukraine’s Kateryna Sadurska nabbed a silver medal with a 216m/709feet swim, despite the subject of coaching in Dahab, Egypt while her nation was suffering an invasion.

Jap nationwide represent holder Yasuko Ozeki almost about came dwelling with a bronze by blueprint of her 209m/686feet swim, but earned a red card due to the no longer efficiently performing her surface protocol.

The bronze medal therefore went to Lidija Lijic of Croatia, who swam 209m/686feet.

Take a look at out a video of Day 1 under.

(Featured Image credit: AIDA)

John Liang

John Liang

John Liang is the News Editor at He first bought the diving computer virus while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, the effect he earned his PADI Launch Water Diver certification in the Crimson Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, amongst white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Scamper alongside with the circulate of Costa Rica, and other places in conjunction with a pool in Las Vegas serving to to interrupt the sector represent for a really great underwater press convention.