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2008 World team championship - Sharm el Sheik

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Who from the Greek team was disqualified and why? Is it now all over, or still someone to go?
Protest seems to be about a red card for Dimitrios Chatziaslan for face/mouth under water after surfacing.
Just in : The greeks lost the protest so the French have won !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mikko P. did 202m!

Holy...Where did that come from? I knew he was in shape, but that just puts the national record 20m upwards.

Granted, it was about time the Finnish NR goes ower 200. The guy has talent!

I got unofficial information that Finland might be on the bronze?!?

Time for me to retire I guess, no country for old men...Oh wait, cannot make age my excuse either because of Antero. Damn, just need to start training again I guess :)

Massive congratulations Mikko! And of course the rest of you also - solid performances and white cards pays off.
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I suspected Mikko might do something like this. Had hoped to reach 200 before him. ;) Oh, well just to start aiming for 250 m then...

Congrats! Great dive Mikko!

- J
Here are the unofficial results from today.

France has gold, Czechs silver, Finnish guys take bronze.

Overall very interesting competition today, Martin S. coming up after 160m and almost blacking out, but got a white card. Ant blacking out again. Swedes also with one BO. Surprise of the day from the Greeks as already mentioned, Dimitrios coming up clean but doing a bad mistake (airways under water) during SP. Robert King DQed for forgeting his noseclip. Liv Philip trying without fins, and finishing a BO hatrick :blackeye:).

This should be the males result:
FRA 738,7 CZE 733,8 FIN 703,9 DEN 699,7 GRE 686,9 SWE 636,4 SVK 623,8 UK 610,9 JPN 600,6 RUS 507,7
They seem official now, thanks Ricky

Female Results

1 RUS 205,0 205,4 186,5 596,90
2 USA 171,0 200,0 166,0 537,00
3 JPN 183,0 180,2 139,5 502,70
4 CZE 147,0 159,8 172,0 478,80
5 SWE 160,0 120,2 179,5 459,70
6 FRA 112,0 179,0 168,0 459,00
7 DEN 142,0 175,8 136,0 453,80
8 CAN 163,0 124,6 111,5 399,10
9 GER 51,0 169,0 170,0 390,00
10 SUI 84,0 136,4 128,0 348,40
11 UK 82,0 127,6 99,0 308,60

Male Results

1 FRA 260,0 226,2 252,5 738,7
2 CZE 247,0 236,8 245,5 729,3
3 FIN 193,0 259,4 251,5 703,9
4 DEN 194,0 230,2 275,5 699,7
5 GRE 257,0 254,4 175,5 686,9
6 SWE 226,0 229,4 181 636,4
7 SLK 144,0 216,8 263 623,8
8 UK 182,0 206,4 222,5 610,9
9 JPN 128,0 226,6 246 600,6
10 SUI 193,0 121,8 204 518,8
11 RUS 167,0 216,2 124,5 507,7
12 NZ 206,0 175,8 124 505,8
13 ITA 150,0 196,6 136 482,6
14 SER 92,0 183,8 188 463,8
15 GER 64,0 199 186,5 449,5
16 USA 140,0 191,2 110 441,2
17 CAN 137,0 197,8 92,5 427,3
18 BRA 123,0 148 119 390,0
And there are the combined results here.

Teams in red characters had only a male team.
Now the results are there in the Official site.:) Hyvä Anza, Timo ja Mikko !
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Champion du monde..! Champion du monde...!!
On est... On est... On est CHAMPION DU MONDE..!!!!!!! :king

HYVÄ SUOMI, ..RKELE :friday!!!

And finally, + 200 m DYN in Finland too, ROCK! This guy is only 20 years old and had he's first mono not more than 8 months ago!!! Congratulations Anza, Timo and Mikko, you have made Finnish freediving history!
Congrulatations everyone! And respect to Le Grand Néry, the Party Machine™ :friday
Just for the fun I compiled a result chart sorted by the total number of points per capita:

The column Points shows the total number of points given nation gained in all disciplines with both male and female teams (if they had both of them)

The column Teams shows whether the nation had both male and female teams or only one of them.

The column Population shows the size of nation's population in million inhabitants.

And the column Per Capita shows the number of points (in millionths) per inhabitant. The value is also divided by the number of the teams the nation had in the game. So it is in fact based on one half of the population. This makes it simpler comparing nations with both teams and those with the male team only. Although not really exactly just (the male/female population is not exactly 1:1, and also the points males and females gain are not 1:1), it is still more just than not taking the number of teams in the view in any way.

I am not surprised seeing Finland at the top, but it is shocking New Zealand is still on the 2nd rank despite all those disqualifications they had! Also seeing Slovakia on the 3rd place is a nice surprise. On the other hand, the 8th rank of Czechs is disappointing for me. Even bigger shame, though, is the last rank of the USA, where an US inhabitant gained only about 1% of the points of a Finn! :blackeye
maybe you should do another one with the the number of miles of coastline each country has? I'd guess Slovakia would do pretty well!
maybe you should do another one with the the number of miles of coastline each country has? I'd guess Slovakia would do pretty well!
Yes, Czech R., Slovakia, and Switzerland would be the winners. Though Switzerland has at least some deep lakes, what cannot be told about the other two. Then we also might need to add another parameter - the average water temperature :) Most French, Italians, or Greeks would never put even a toe into the water where the nordics train :)
Interesting idea to divide the results per capita. :)

However I don´t know about samdives idea on dividing them by coastalline miles. In the nordic region the seas are usually so shallow that it´s easier to train in a lake or quarry.

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