Egypt (1972- )
Last updated: December 13, 2017 at 15:57 pm
Diving instructor; Egyptian special forces officer; first certified U.S. Combat Diver in the Middle East; set world record for deepest dive on scuba (332.35 m / 1,090 ft) in 2014; The total duration of his record dive was 13 hours 50 minutes. Time to descend to 335 m (1,100 ft) was 14 minutes but actual depth was adjusted to 332.35 m due to current. Time to ascend was 13 hours 36 minutes, including 7 hours from 27 m (89 ft) to the surface.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.