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Musimu sets no-limit, free diving world record

7/5/2005

CAIRO, Egypt -- The World Underwater Federation confirmed Patrick Musimu's no-limit, free diving world record Tuesday.

The Belgian diver reached a depth of 687.6 feet on June 30 on Egypt's Red Sea coast -- beating the previous mark of 561 feet, set in 2004.

NAUI Worldwide also ratified the record-breaking dive. Musimu
has previously held the free diving world record.