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Stig Severinsen creates world record by swimming 202 metre underwater with one breath

Stig Severinsen, a Danish swimmer who holds multiple world records has now made a new Guinness World Record.

Stig’s newest record is for the longest distance swam underwater with one breath using fins. The experienced swimmer held his breath for two minutes 42 seconds while he swam across 202 metre.

In the video Stig can be seen swimming in the water wearing flippers in the underwater video. Once he was done swimming, the authorities of the GWR were seen measuring the distance covered by him.




Stig was named “The Ultimate Superhuman” by the Discovery Channel when he held his breath for 22 minutes underwater, and was the main character in a two-part documentary called: “The Man Who Doesn’t Breathe”.

Stig  has a Ph.d. in Medicine and is the founder and CEO of the online platform Breatheology where he provides training opportunities so that people could strengthen their breathing capacity