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Elena Savinkova

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Elena Savinkova (born 1955) is a 65-year-old winter swimmer from Russia.

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Elena Savinkova was nominated for the 2020 WOWSA Awards in the World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year category with the following nomination: Elena Savinkova was the dominant overall and 65-69 age-group winner in the 2019-2020 International Winter Swimming Association Winter Swimming World Cup. The Victoria team representative scored a total of 192 points, more than any other individual, male or female, in any age group at the 12th Winter Swimming World Championships in Lake Bled, Slovenia. She won 7 winter swimming titles swimming the 25m butterfly event, the 25m, 50m and 100m breaststroke events, and the 25m, 50m, and 100m freestyle events. For continuing her dominance in the winter swimming competition for the second straight year among women in their 60's, for enjoying the challenge and ambiance of the International Winter Swimming Association World Cup series, and for being a gracious and passionate ambassador of winter swimming on the global circuit, Elena Savinkova is a worthy nominee for the 2020 World Open Water Swimming Women of the Year.

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