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Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships

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Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships and the 3rd Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open in Wöhrsee, Burghausen, Germany

The 2nd Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships and the 3rd Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open (or the Aqua Sphere Ice Swimming German Open Burghausen) will be held 5-8 January 2017 and is an extraordinary ice swimming challenge in Burghausen, Bavaria. The Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships is an ice swimming competition that is part of the global ice circuit, a series of ice swimming competitions around the world that adhere to the rules and regulations of the International Ice Swimming Association.

Distances[edit]

25m, 50m, 100m, 200m, 500m, 1000m in 2-3°C water temperatures

Competition Venue[edit]

An ice-free competition pool at Wöhrsee, Burghausen in the shadows of the world’s longest castle.

2017 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships[edit]


Petar Stoychev of Bulgaria wins 1 km ice kilometer race in Wöhrsee, Burghausen in a world record time.


Athletes from 26 countries competed in multiple races at the 2017 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships sanctioned by the International Ice Swimming Association, including the ice kilometer race in Wöhrsee, Burghausen, Germany.


2017 Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships sanctioned by the International Ice Swimming Association, including the ice kilometer race in Burghausen, Germany.

2015-2016 Ice Circuit[edit]

July 15th 2015 - International Ice Swimming Association South Africa
1 km Championships in Matroosberg Dam, South Africa
Ram Barkai, Event Director

December 19th 2015 - Riber Labe CZ Ice Swim
1 km in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic [river]
Jakub Valnicek, IISA Officer; Jiri Kurina, Event Director
Water Temperature: 4.5°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: kurina@goto.cz
Website: www.internationaliceswimming.com

December 20th 2015 - Austrian Ice Swimming Championships
1 km in Wien, Austria [lake]
Josef Köberl, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: kcc-2014@eclipso.at
Website: Facebook page

January 8th - 10th 2016 - Aqua Sphere Ice Swimming German Open Burghausen
1 km in Burghausen, Germany [pool]
Christof Wandratsch, IISA Official; Oliver Halder, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: info@ice-swimming.eu
Website: www.ice-swimming.eu

January 23rd 2016 - Polish Championships in Winter Swimming 1 km IISA
1 km in Katowice, Poland [lake]
Leszek Naziemiec, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: leszeknaziemiec@gmail.com
Website: ilesiawinterswimming.com

January 30th - 31st 2016 - International Ice Swimming Association Ireland 1K National Championships
1 km in Wild Water, Armagh, Ireland [pool]
Padraig Mallon, IISA Official; Jacqueline McClelland, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: iisaireland@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.iisaireland.ie

January 30th - 31st 2016 - Dutch Open Ice Swim Championships
1 km in Zwembad De Waterdam in Volendam, Netherlands [pool]
Marcel Stroet, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: marcel@openwaterswimming.club
Website: www.openwaterswimming.club

February 26th 2016 - Estonian 1 km Ice Swimming Championships
1 km in Tallinn, Estonia [river]
Henri Kaarma, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: piritaopen@gmail.com
Website: piritaopen.blogspot.co.uk

TBA - Russia IISA 1 km Championships
1 km in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia
Irina Makarova, Event Director

TBA - IISA Great Britain 1 km Championships
1 km in the UK
Pauline Barker, Event Director

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