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Swiss swimmer was able to hold his breath about 20 minutes
Swiss diver Peter Kolat was able to set a new world record for staying under water without air, the newspaper writes Swiss Info.
It is reported that 38-year-old athlete stayed under water 19 minutes 21 seconds. He said that "the first 12 minutes were not a problem."
The previous record belonged to the Italian Nicola Putignano, who hold their breath for 19 minutes and 2 seconds.
Achieving Swiss athlete falling into the Guinness Book of Records.
It should be noted that like the record set and a Russian swimmer Natalia Molchanov. In September last year it without breathing apparatus in flippers sank to a depth of 101 m. At the same time she managed to hold his breath for three and a half minutes.