New world record

145 Hours Underwater – A New World Record

Egyptian scuba diver Saddam Al-Kilany has set a new world record for the longest stay underwater. He stays underwater for 6 days. That is 145 hours underwater.

Saddam Al-Kilany, 29, dived into the Red Sea off the coast of Dahab and remained underwater for 145 hours and 30 minutes. He managed to surpass his own 2017 record of 121 hours, as well as the last world record of 142 hours, 47 minutes.

His goal was to stay underwater for 150 hours. And he managed to stay below the surface of the Red Sea for 145 hours. That was enough to break the previous record held by Turkish diver Cem Karabay since 2016.

It is convenient to mention that this Egyptian tried to break Cem Karabaye’s record three years ago, but failed. In a previous attempt, he stayed underwater for 101 hours and 20 minutes. This time he spent 145 hours underwater in the Red Sea, and await official confirmation from the Guinness Book of Records.

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