Beatriz Flamini: Athlete emerges from cave after 500 days
Beatriz Flamini spent 500 days in a cave in Granada with no human contact, and emerged on November 21, 2021. She spend her time in the cave exercising, drawing and knitting woolly hats. She got through 60 books and 1,000 litres of water.
Ms Flamini, 50, entered the cave aged 48 was monitored by a group of psychologists, researchers, speleologists - specialists in the study of caves - but none of the experts made contact with her.
Beatriz Flamini, an extreme athlete, broke a world record for longest time spent in a cave when she climbed out of the cave grinning, before hugging her team. She later described "auditory hallucinations" and lost track of time after about two months, to add: "I've been silent for a year-and-a-half, not talking to anyone but myself," "I've been silent for a year-and-a-half, not talking to anyone but myself,"
Ms Flamini's support team said she had broken a world record for the longest time spent in a cave, but the Guinness World Records has not confirmed this.
Source News: Published 14-4-2023 BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-65276888