Breathtaking Cliff Diving in Beirut | Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019


Watch all the best dives from the fifth stop of Red Bull Cliff Diving 2019.

Reigning champions Gary Hunt (GBR) and Rhiannan Iffland (AUS) continue to dominate with commanding wins in Lebanon debut of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series from the Raouché.

Gary Hunt scored the perfect dive in his 77th appearance and became the first man ever to be awarded all tens from the judges since the introduction of the World Series in 2009. The Brit was at his brilliant best in a brand new off-the-cliff competition in Lebanon, with a wide-margin victory ahead of second-placed David Colturi of America, and Romanian wildcard Catalin Preda in third.

It was also a record breaking competition in the women’s as Rhiannan Iffland powered past Mexico’s Adriana Jimenez by more than 54 points to remain unbeaten in 2019, while Belarusian Yana Nestsiaravacompleted the podium in third. 12,000 spectators watched on as the World Series hit new grounds and set new standards off the coast of Beirut’s neighbourhood of Raouché.

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