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Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Egyptian breaks record for longest dive after staying underwater for almost six days

Egyptian diver Saddam Al Kilany may have set a new world record for the longest dive after the 29-year-old stayed underwater in the Red Sea off Dahab for nearly six days — or 145 hours and 30 minutes to be exact, according to UPI. The current world record is 142 hours and 47 minutes and was set by Cem Karabay in Cyprus in 2016. Al Kilany has sent the video to Guinness World Records and is awaiting recognition. Al Kilany had previously made headlines when he held his engagement underwater (watch, runtime: 01:12).

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