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Brooklyn Man Dies During Diving Competition In Bahamas

 
Brooklyn Man Dies During Diving Competition In Bahamas
Posted November 18th, 2013 @ 11:26am

(Lauren Evans) A 32-year-old Brooklyn man died on Sunday during a diving competition in the Bahamas.

Nicholas Mevoli, a competitive freediver who broke the U.S. constant weight record last year, on Sunday dove to a depth of 72-meters without fins during a competition off the coast of the Bahama's Long Island. According to the AIDA International, a worldwide federation for breath-holding diving, Mevoli successfully swam back to the surface, but was having difficulty breathing and ultimately lost consciousness. He died of depth-related injury to his lungs.

Read More: Gothamist

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