According to the Guinness World Records, what is the longest time someone has held their breath underwater?

  • 5 mins
  • 15 mins 43 sec
  • 20 mins 12 sec
  • 22 mins correct

    The current world record for holding your breath underwater is an inhuman 22 mins by a Danish man named, Stig Severinsen, nicknamed, “The Man Who Doesn't Breathe.” He is a four-time world champion freediver who, also swam 500ft underwater in 2mins and 11secs, which makes him a real life Aquaman. Most people in good health can hold their breath for approximately two minutes.

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