Faisal Mosawi sets new Guinness record for fastest dive with underwater wheelchair in Dubai - GulfToday

Faisal Mosawi sets new Guinness record for fastest dive with underwater wheelchair in Dubai


Faisal Al Mosawi (C) poses with his Guinness World Record certificate in Dubai.

History was written at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo as Faisal Al Mosawi, the celebrated Guinness World Record holder, shattered expectations and set a new benchmark for adaptive sports.

In a remarkable display of skill and determination, Faisal completed the fastest dive using an underwater wheelchair, clocking an astonishing time of 37 minutes and securing yet another spot in the sporting records.

Faisal Al Mosawi, an Iraqi resident of Kuwait, whose indomitable spirit has inspired millions around the world, expressed his joy and gratitude following the record-breaking feat, saying, “Today's achievement is a testament to the power of perseverance and the limitless potential of the human spirit. I am immensely proud, once again, to demonstrate the capabilities of adaptive sports. This record is not just mine; it belongs to every individual who refuses to be defined by limitations.”

Wheelchair-diver Faisal Al Mosawi (R) during his record-breaking feat. WAM

The preparation period for this achievement took four months, which Faisal spent in continuous and intense training in physical fitness, swimming, and diving, with great enthusiasm and endless determination, which was crowned with success.

The record-breaking dive not only showcases Faisal's extraordinary talent but also highlights Dubai's commitment to promoting inclusivity and accessibility in all aspects including sports. By providing a platform for individuals of diverse abilities to showcase their skills, Dubai continues to set new standards for inclusive excellence for all on the global stage.


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