Woman Breaks World Record for Longest UNDER-ICE Swim

Woman Breaks World Record for Longest UNDER-ICE Swim

Photo: Guinness World Records

A swimmer from Russia has broken a Guinness world record for longest under-ice swim.

According to news agency United Press International, she took to frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia.

The Guinness prohibited Yekaterina Nekrasova from wearing a wet suit or flippers during her swim.

Thus, she only wore a one-piece swimsuit when she swam a distance of about 280 feet under the ice.

She completed the feat in about 1 1/2 minutes, beating previous record of South African swimmer Amber Fillary.

Meanwhile, an Egyptian scuba diver has broken a new world record by spending 145 hours or six days underwater.

According to avrious reports online, Saddam Al-Kilany, surpassed the current record of 142 hours.

Al-Kilany plunged into the Red Sea off the Dahab coast and remained underwater for 145 hours and 30 minutes.

He intended to remain underwater for 150 hours but he could not achieve it due to health concerns.

Hundreds gathered to celebrate as he came out to land after he completed the challenged in his own country.

The 29-year-old scuba diver previously made headlines for holding his engagement ceremony under water.

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