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Krzysztof Starnawski

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Krzysztof Starnawski

Krzysztof Starnawski (born 1968) is a Polish technical and cave diver and International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers (IANTD), Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS), French Federation of Speleology (FFS) diving instructor.[1]

Dive records[edit]

All achieved with "Dual HammerHead" rebreathers of his own design.[2]

303 m (994 ft) on 10 September 2018 in Lake Garda, Italy.[3]
283 m (928 ft) on 3 December 2011 in Dahab, Egypt (dive time 9 hours).[4]
279 m (915 ft) on 23 July 2016 in Lake Viroit (40°5′52.69″N 20°7′11.17″E / 40.0979694°N 20.1197694°E / 40.0979694; 20.1197694 (Lake Viroit)), Albania.[5][6]
265 m (869 ft) on 21 August 2015 in Hranice Abyss, Czech Republic.[7][8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Starnawski, Krzysztof. "aktualności" [News]. dual rebreather (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2018-11-08. Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  2. ^ Starnawski, Krzysztof. "sprzęt: podwójny rebreather HammerHead" [Equipment: double rebreather HammerHead]. dual rebreather (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2018-08-24. Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  3. ^ Jędrzejowski, Rafał (2018-09-13). "Krzysztof Starnawski z rekordem świata CCR!" [Krzysztof Starnawski with a CCR world record!] (in Polish). DIVERS24. Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  4. ^ "Polak rekordzistą świata w nurkowaniu. Zszedł na 283 metry!" [Polish diving world record holder. He descended to 283 metres!]. Polish Press Agency (in Polish). 2011-12-03. Archived from the original on 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  5. ^ "2016 / Albania / exploration in Viroit cave / 278m deep". vimeo.com. 24 July 2016. Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  6. ^ "Polak pobił rekord świata w nurkowaniu jaskiniowym. Krzysztof Starnawski zszedł na 278 metrów" [Pole breaks world record in cave diving. Krzysztof Starnawski descended to 278 metres] (in Polish). National Geographic Polska. 2016-07-25. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  7. ^ Pałahicki, Maciej (2015-08-22). "Krzysztof Starnawski ustanowił nowy rekord Polski w nurkowaniu jaskiniowym" [Krzysztof Starnawski sets new Polish record in cave diving]. RMF24 (in Polish). Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  8. ^ "Have These Divers Found the World's Deepest Underwater Cave?". National Geographic. Archived from the original on 2017-01-29. Retrieved 2023-06-20.