Search efforts are ongoing and the world-renowned freediver is still missing.
Not only a diver, Molchanova holds a PhD in Pedagogical Science and authored numerous scientific texts. She is also the founder of the Freediving Federation of Russia as well as a proud mother of two.
She once held her breath for 9 minutes
“She was an inspiration to all freedivers and despite being one of the fiercest competitors in the world, she was always calm and relaxed during competitions”- AIDA Press Release
Awards and Accomplishments
- 23 time World Champion in Freediving
- Holds 41 World Records
- dove to a depth of 101m using a fin
- swam a distance of 234m with a fin