Jelgava Open Winter Swimming Championship „11. Jelgavas Roni Cup”, 1st stage of the 16th Latvian Winter Swimming Championship, 1st stage of the Winter Swimming World Cup, in accordance with the rules of the International Winter Swimming Association, will take place on November 1 and 2 in Pastasala 1, Jelgava.
Winners of teams S1 and S2 relay will receive «Jelgavas Roni Cup». Individually in the 25m, 50m, 100m Breaststroke, 25m Butterfly, 25m, 50m, 100m, 450m Freestyle with time control – 1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be awarded with diplomas and medals in all 13 age groups. The national team with the highest score will be awarded the “Nations Cup”. The best swimmer among women and men will be awarded «Jelgavas Roni Cup»! All competitors will receive recognition certificates and commemorative medals!
We expect about 350 – 400 participants! Winter swimmers from all over Latvia – from Liepaja, Kuldiga, Ventspils, Saldus, Talsi, Ozolnieki, Rīga, Jūrmala, Carnikava, Ragana, Sigulda, Ogre – are planning to come to Jelgava. Swimmers from Estonia (Tallinn, Tartu, Viimsi, Pärnu, Narva), Russia (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Pskov, Petrozavodsk, Novosibirsk, Tyumen, Vladivostok), Lithuania, Norway, USA, UK, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Sweden and even from Jamaica, Israel, Australia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Mongolia are planning their participation in the championship!