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Jelgavas Roni Cup 2019
2019-11-01 @ 11:00 - 2019-11-02 @ 19:00 UTC+3
The 11th Jelgavas Roni Cup – IWSA World Cup 1st stage
Beautiful old town of Jelgava is situated on the River Lielupe, 40 km from the Latvian capital city of Riga from the Baltic sea and the Gulf of Riga and Jurmala resort. The city is famous winter swimming club «Jelgavas Roņi», which this year turned 29 years.
In 2009, in November, when the water is icy, on the idea of the club on the river Lielupe near Jelgava Castle (project architect Rastrelli) in Jelgava Yacht Club held the 1st International Open Winter Swimming Cup «Jelgavas Roņi Kauss», and this year has been planned the 11th Championship for November 1 and 2, which became among the world winter swimmers very popular. It is important to note that the championship will be an interesting event as the 1st stage of the World Cup.
Winter swimmers from all corners of Latvia – from Liepaja, Kuldiga, Ventspils, Saldus, Tulsi, Ozolnieki, Riga, Jurmala, Carnikava, Ragana, Sigulda, Ogre – are going to come in Jelgava. Winter swimmers from Estonia (Tallinn, Tartu, Viimsi, Pärnu, Narva), from Russia (St.Petersburg, Moscow, Pskov, Petrozavodsk, Novosibirsk, Tyumen, Vladivostok), from Lithuania, Norway, USA, UK, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Italy, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Sweden and even from Israel, Australia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Mongolia have interested in the participation!
The venue for the championship chosen area of water between the bridges «Driksas» and «Mītavas» right in the city center near the restaurant «Pilsētas Elpa» and the teahouse «Silva tējas namiņš» promenade opposite. PLACE
Swim 25m, 50m, 100m breaststroke, 25m butterfly, 25m, 50m, 100m and 450m freestyle relay team 4x25m in ice water, which is always in Jelgava at +3 …+ 5 ° C degrees, will be carried out according to international rules IWSA, and most importantly, that the championship will be the 1st stage of the «Winter Swimming World Cup» by the decision of the International Winter Swimming Association.
- The winners of the team relay races in groups S1 and S2 will be awarded the «Jelgavas Roņi Cup».
- In the 25 m, 50 m, 100 m breaststroke, 25 m butterfly, 25 m, 50 m, 100 m, 450 m freestyle – 1, 2 and 3 places will be awarded with diplomas and medals individually in all 13 age groups.
- The national team with the most points will be awarded the «Nations Cup».
- The best swimmer among men and women will be awarded the «Jelgavas Roņi Cup».
- All participants will receive certificate of participation and commemorative medals!
Registration is open until 25 October 2019! Hurry up!
For more infromation and online registration please visit http://www.jelgavasroni.lv/
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