Thursday, September 18, 2014
Deepest swimming pool: Italian pool breaks Guinness World Records' record (VIDEO)
Montegrotto Terme, Italy -- The world's deepest swimming pool, completed earlier this year, measures 21 X 18 meters (69 X 59 feet) and has a maximum depth of 40 meters (131 feet), contains 4,300 cubic meters of spa water and is kept at the constant temperature of 32 to 34 Celsius (about 90 degrees fahrenheit); located in the small Italian town of Montegrotto Terme, it sets the new world record for the Deepest swimming pool for diving,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: The world's deepest swimming pool for diving measures 21 X 18 meters (69 X 59 feet) and has a maximum depth of 40 meters (131 feet), contains 4,300 cubic meters of spa water and is kept at the constant temperature of 32 to 34 Celsius (about 90 degrees fahrenheit). (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the Deepest swimming pool for diving was set by the Y-40 diving pool in Montegrotto Terme, Italy, has a depth of 42 m (137 ft 9.54 in) at its deepest point and contains around 4.3 million litres (945,867 gal; 1,135,939 US gallons) of thermal water.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest swimming pool in the world; it is the San Alfonso del Mar seawater pool in Algarrobo, Chile. It is 1,013 m (3,324 ft) long and has an area of 8 ha (19.77 acre), it was completed in December 2006.
The world's deepest swimming pool, completed earlier this year, is located in the small Italian town of Montegrotto Terme — and simply calling it deep might be an understatement. It is dubbed the "Y-40."
The pool, which measures 21 X 18 meters (69 X 59 feet) and has a maximum depth of 40 meters (131 feet), contains 4,300 cubic meters of spa water and is kept at the constant temperature of 32 to 34 Celsius (about 90 degrees fahrenheit), The Blaze reported.
The pool is located inside the 4-star Hotel Terme Millepini and was made with the goal of creating "the best swimming pool in the world," according to its official website.
Activities at the pool include scuba diving, free diving, aqua fitness, watsu, hydro-kinesi therapy and special activities for pregnant women.
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