Free-diving has strict rules, and the result is only valid if the athlete completes each of the following steps within 15 seconds of surfacing: removing their nose clip, gesturing that they are OK, and repeating in English that they are OK. Then competitors must display the tag indicating the depth they have reached. It is only then that the judge determines whether the dive was successful or not.
According to the event’s scoreboard, the 30-year-old Hungarian athlete spent 3:47 minutes in the water with a single breath during the world record.
Fatima Korok had previously attempted to break the world record several times. Her achievement is also special because the 30-year-old has only been competing internationally since 2019, so she has reached the world record in less than five years.
According to the hungarytoday