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International Winter Swimming Association World Cup

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noun - The International Winter Swimming Association World Cup Series (or IWSA World Cup or International Winter Swimming Association Winter Swimming World Cup circuit (WSWC or the Winter Swimming World Cup) is a 5-part winter swimming competitive circuit organized by the International Winter Swimming Association, headed by chairperson Mariia Yrjö-Koskinen of Finland and co-organizer Aleksandr Jakovlevs of Latvia.

Winter Swimming World Cup Stages[edit]

Stage 1: 7th Jelgavas Roni Cup on 7 November 2015 in Jelgava, Latvia
Stage 2: 4th Big Chill Swim on 6-7 February 2016 in Windermere, England
Stage 3: 5th Scandinavian Winter Swimming Championships on 13-14 February 2016 in Skellefteå, Sweden
Stage 4: 7th Pirita Open on 27 February 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia
Stage 5: 10th Winter Swimming World Championships on 8-12 March 2016 in Tyumen, Russia

Winter Swimming World Cup Series[edit]



International Winter Swimming Association Winter Swimming World Cup is held in various countries around the world.

Events[edit]

Big Chill Swim[edit]


2016 Big Chill Swim highlights in 6.4ºC (43.5ºF) choppy water in Windermere, England


Christof Wandratsch of Germany after setting a record in the 450m race in Windermere, England in 5 minutes 17 seconds of winter swimming in 6.4ºC (43.5ºF) water under windy conditions on 6 February 2016.

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