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March 8 , 2009

2009 AIDA Freediving World Championships Participant Guide


AIDA Executive Board together with the WC organizers would like to present the 2009 participant qualification guide for our athletes.




AIDA indoor Freediving World Championship 2009, in Static, Dynamic and Dynamic without fins will be held in Aarhus - Denmark. 17th - to 22nd of August, 2009.



The Top Ten athletes from the 2008 AIDA Ranking list plus three women and three men in each discipline per country.




AIDA Depth Freediving World Championship 2009 in Constant Weight with and without fins will be held in the Bahamas - at Dean's Blue Hole. 25th of November to December the 5th, 2009.



The Top Ten athletes from the 2008 AIDA Ranking list is directly in, then one athlete/sex/discipline from each country plus if this first athlete is equal or better than the minima, the country can send ONE more athlete. The minima have to be done in an official AIDA competition with ranking after the 27th of November 2007.


The minima:

Women CNF 30m CWT 55m

Men CNF 40m CWT 75m




best regards

AIDA Executive Board


Bill Stromberg

AIDA President


ps. The AIDA Executive Board will shortly publish a list with all athletes that is direct qualifyed through the Top Ten from 2008 years ranking.



Contact Information:

Grant W. Graves, President
United States Apnea Association, USAA

3642 Seahorn Dr.
Malibu, CA 90265
Phone: 310-560-6104

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