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Igor Lukin

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Igor Lukin was nominated for the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year, part of the WOWSA Awards, an annual recognition of outstanding men, women, performances and offerings around the globe sponsored by the World Open Water Swimming Association

Igor Lukin is a winter swimmer from Petrozavodsk, Russia.

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2018 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year Nomination[edit]

He was nominated for the 2018 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year by the World Open Water Swimming Association:
Igor Lukin continues his mastery of the International Winter Swimming World Cup series that has taken him to pools carved out of the ice in Latvia, Russia, United Kingdom, China, Sweden, and Estonia. The 61-year-old overwhelmingly won the overall International Winter Swimming Association World Cup title for the second consecutive season in the row with an impressive 708 points. He also set age-group world records in the 25m breaststroke (16.87), 50m breaststroke (37.63), 100m breaststroke (1:32.34), 200m breaststroke (3:36.87), 25m freestyle (13.90), 50m freestyle (31.31), and 25m butterfly (15.44). For his dominating performance on the International Winter Swimming World Cup circuit, for his versatility in swimming fast in cold water, and for representing Club Viktoriya, his region of Petrozavodsk and Russia very well in a fast-growing sport, Igor Lukin of Russia is a worthy nominee for the 2018 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year.

2017 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year Nominees[edit]

Igor Lukin's World Cup title was nominated for the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year by the World Open Water Swimming Association:

1. Barbados Open Water Swimming Festival with Kristina Evelyn & Zary Evelyn (Barbados)
2. Khitindra Chandra Baishya (Bangladesh)
3. Sven Eckardt (Germany)
4. India National Open Long Distance Swimming Championship Escort Rowers (India)
5. Margarita Llorens Bagur (Spain)
6. Igor Lukin (Russia)
7. Madswimmer by Jean Craven (South Africa)
8. Marc-Antoine Olivier (France)
9. Stephen Rouch (USA)
10. Jason Snell (Great Britain)
11. Christof Wandratsch (Germany)
12. Wild Swimming Brothers (Great Britain)

2017 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year Nomination[edit]

Igor Lukin was the overall winner in the 2016-2017 International Winter Swimming Association World Cup. While dominating his 60-64 age group, the Petrozavodsk native dominated the 25m and 30m butterfly, 25m, 30m and 50m breaststroke, 25m, 50m, 60m, 100m, 120m, 200m, and 240m freestyle races in Jelgava’s Roni Open Cup in Latvia, the Russian Pacific Open Cup in Russia, the Big Chill Swim in England, the Taierzhuang International Winter Swimming Festival in China, and the Pirita Open in Estonia. For his dominating performance on the International Winter Swimming World Cup circuit, for his versatility in swimming fast in cold water, for representing his region and country very well in a fast-growing sport, Igor Lukin’s season performance on the International Winter Swimming Association World Cup circuit is a worthy nominee for the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year.

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