Longest continuous immersion on scuba [Controlled environment | Solo]
Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 1:28 am
220 hours (9.17 days) – Khoo Swee Chiow (Singapore), December 16 to 26, 2005. Khoo dove in a special mineral water tank for the entire duration, enduring dehydration, nausea and hunger. Khoo was on a 100% liquid diet. Toilet breaks had to be taken underwater in a private cubicle out of sight of the shoppers at a Singapore mall.
PREVIOUS RECORD: 212 hours and 30 min. | Michael Steven (UK) in a Royal Navy tank in Birmingham, England in 1986.
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