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Published: Wednesday, 4/10/2013

UT scuba club breaks Guinness record

BLADE STAFF

DiveUT, the University of Toledo’s scuba diving club, has broken the Guinness Book of World Records for spending the longest time underwater by a group of divers in a confined area.

The previous record of six days and 21 hours was broken at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, at which time the divers exited the water after seven days. A celebration in the Student Union Trimble Lounge honoring the record was held Tuesday afternoon.

A team of 25 divers was involved in the feat, which allowed for switching out individuals in the 330-gallon tote tank.



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