Jessea Lu Wenjie has set two new records for China in freediving in Vertical Blue 2016, an international competition held in the Bahamas, and bagged a silver medal in constant weight apnea without fins earlier this month. Photo: courtesy of Jessea Lu Wenjie Jessea Lu Wenjie has set two new records for China in freediving in Vertical Blue 2016, an international competition held in the Bahamas, and bagged a silver medal in constant weight apnea without fins earlier this month. Photo: courtesy of Jessea Lu Wenjie
Jessea Lu Wenjie has set two new records for China in freediving in Vertical Blue 2016, an international competition held in the Bahamas, and bagged a silver medal in constant weight apnea without fins earlier this month. Photo: courtesy of Jessea Lu Wenjie

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Jessea Lu Wenjie has set two new records for China in freediving in Vertical Blue 2016, an international competition held in the Bahamas, and bagged a silver medal in constant weight apnea without fins earlier this month. Photo: courtesy of Jessea Lu Wenjie Jessea Lu Wenjie has set two new records for China in freediving in Vertical Blue 2016, an international competition held in the Bahamas, and bagged a silver medal in constant weight apnea without fins earlier this month. Photo: courtesy of Jessea Lu Wenjie
Jessea Lu Wenjie has set two new records for China in freediving in Vertical Blue 2016, an international competition held in the Bahamas, and bagged a silver medal in constant weight apnea without fins earlier this month. Photo: courtesy of Jessea Lu Wenjie
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