Tyumen (Russian: Тюме́н) is the largest city and the administrative center of Tyumen Oblast, Russia, located on the Tura River 1,700 kilometers (1,100 mi) east of Moscow. It also holds a prestigious extreme swimming competition annually in December, including the 2012 Russian Winter Swimming Championships and the 2013 Tyumen Open Water Swimming Cup. It will also be site of the 2016 World Winter Swimming Championships.
Tyumen is the oldest Russian settlement in Siberia. Founded in 1586 to support Russia's eastward expansion, the city has remained one of the most important economic centers east of the Ural Mountains.
Tyumen Open Water Swimming Cup
2016 Winter Swimming Championships in Tyumen
- 2016 World Winter Swimming Championships Presentation
- Tyumen website
- Exploring Extremes, Swimming In Siberia
- Tyumen Winter Swimming Championships In Siberia
- Swimming In Siberia, Russian Winter Swimming Championships
- Russian Winter Swimming Championships
- Super Heroes Of The Ice Swimming World
- Should Ice Swimming Be In The Olympics? Yes!
- If Ice Swimming Were In The Olympics, What Are The Rules?
- Mind Over Matter, Swimming 1000m @ 0ºC
- Swimming In Siberia, Russian Winter Swimming Champs
- Ice Swimming At The Winter Olympics
- Hardening Heroes, Heroines To Showcase Skills In Tyumen
- Jelgava Seals Cup
- Jelgavas Roni
- Winter Swimming World Championships 2014
- Winter Swimming Championships 2012
- Alesandr Jakovlev Doing It All In The Extreme
- 2013 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year Nominees
- The Hardening And Passion Of Alexander Brylin
- The Mind And Body Matter
- So Cool, So Bright, Jack
- A Winter Wonderland With Henri Kaarma