The world’s best cliff divers came to the outstanding city of Bilbao in Spain’s Basque country to hold a one-of-a-kind 27m event off La Salve Bridge.

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The penultimate stop of 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, is the first-ever on Spanish soil and has the iconic Guggenheim Museum as a backdrop. The brave athletes introduced their impressive sport to the Spanish people in the heart of the city and continued to fight for their chance to win the overall title.

The spot was the picturesque setting for the best cliff divers from around the world to take the plunge from the daunting height of 27m and enter the water at almost 90km/h (56 mph).

Artem Silchenko (RUS) showed a solid performance and claimed first place. Behind the Russian, overall champion Gary Hunt (UK) came in second and Kris Kolanus (POL) finished third.

Results Stop 6, Spain
1. Artem Silchenko | RUS | 522.40pts
2. Gary Hunt | UK | 501.80
3. Kris Kolanus | POL | 460.00
4. David Colturi | USA | 454.80
5. Blake Aldridge | UK | 449.30

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The World Final of the Cliff Diving World Series 2014 is on the 18th October and the Tour visits the impressive jungle of Mexican’s Yucatán.
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