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Leszek Naziemiec

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Leszek Naziemiec is a 45-year-old Polish ice swimmer, winter swimmer, Ice Ironman, Ironman triathlete and the event director of the Polish Championships in Winter Swimming 1 km IISA, 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.

Open Water Swimming Career

Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim


Heading through the Southern Ocean en route to Antarctica to the Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim

44-year-old Samantha Whelpton of South Africa successfully competes in the Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim held on 24 November 2018 in Port Lockroy along the Antarctic Peninsula together with 41-year-old Alexander Brylin of Russia, 55-year-old Yunfeng Wang of China, 44-year-old Leszek Naziemiec of Poland, 52-year-old Paolo Chiarino of Italy, 54-year-old Andrey Agarkov of Russia, and 51-year-old Sergio Salomone of Argentina.
45-year-old Clinton Le Sueur of South Africa, 46-year-old Diego López Dominguez of Spain, 42-year-old Wyatt Song of Australia, 42-year-old Petar Stoychev of Bulgaria, 25-year-old Victoria Mori of Argentina, 46-year-old Madswimmer founder Jean Craven of South Africa, and the 61-year-old International Ice Swimming Association founder Ram Barkai of South Africa completed the Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim in Mikkelsen Bay in the Southern Ocean along the Antarctic Peninsula on 25 November 2018.

Lake Titicaca Crossing


Leszek Naziemiec completed a 10.5 km crossing in the highest navigable lake in the world from Taquile to the mainland in January 2021.

Ice Circuit

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: https://www.facebook.com/events/186002511644442

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: [mailto: info@ice-swimming.eu info@ice-swimming.eu]
Website: www.ice-swimming.eu

January 24rd 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 40th - 41st 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 40th - 41st 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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