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Jelgavas Roni Cup 2021

2021-03-20 @ 08:00 - 17:30 UTC+3

The 12th Jelgavas Roni Cup – the 1st stage of the 17th Winter Swimming Championships of Latvia

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 30 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 2021 March 20 has been planned the 12th Championship, 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 17th Latvian Winter Swimming Championships.

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 many other countries are interested in the participation!

The venue for the championship chosen area of water in the Jelgava Yacht ClubPLACE

Distances

  • 4 X 25 m Freestyle Relay
  • 25 m Head Up Breaststroke
  • 25 m Butterfly
  • 50 m Freestyle
  • 100 m Head Up Breaststroke
  • Folk Class – Young Seals (a dip)
  • Folk Class – Seals (non-timed under 50 m)

Age groups

  • Group A1 – under 15 years old
  • Group A2 – from 15 to 19
  • Group B – from 20 to 29
  • Group C – from 30 to 39
  • Group D – from 40 to 44
  • Group E – from 45 to 49
  • Group F – from 50 to 54
  • Group G – from 55 to 59
  • Group H – from 60 to 64
  • Group I – from 65 to 69
  • Group J – from 70 and 74
  • Group J1 – from 75 and 79
  • Group J2 – from 80 and up
  • Group P – paraswimmers of all ages

Swimmer’s age group is based on their age on October 31, 2021.


For 4 x 25 m Freestyle Relay

  • Group S1 – total age under 150 years old
  • Group S2 – total age from 151 and up



The Event Program

20/03/2021

    • 08:30 – 10:30 Accreditation
    • 11:00 – 11:15 Openning ceremony
    • 11:20 – 11:40 4×25 m freestyle relay
    • 12:00 – 12:30 Young Seals
    • 12:40 – 13:40 25 m head-up breaststroke
    • 14:00 – 14:20 25 m butterfly
    • 14:30 – 14:45 50 m freestyle
    • 14:50 – 15:20 Seals
    • 15:30 – 16:00 100 m head-up breaststroke
    • 16:30 – 17:30 Award ceremony



Swim 25m and 100m breaststroke, 25m butterfly, 50m freestyle and 4x25m freestyle team relay in ice water, which is always in Jelgava at +3 …+ 5 ° C degrees, will be carried out according to international rules IWSA.

  • The winners of the team relay races in groups S1 and S2 will be awarded the «Jelgavas Roņi Cup».
  • In the 25 m, 100 m breaststroke, 25 m butterfly, 50 m freestyle – 1, 2 and 3 places will be awarded with diplomas and medals individually in all 13 age groups.
  • The best swimmer among men and women will be awarded the «Jelgavas Roņi Cup».
  • All competitors and „Folk class” swimmers will receive recognition certificates and commemorative medals!
  • Registration is open until 31 October 2020! Hurry up!
    For more infromation and online registration please visit http://www.jelgavasroni.lv/

Steps to registration

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1) Sing in or sign up.

2) Add a new swimmer profile if not yet done.

3) Choose registration package when it becomes available.

4) Select your swimmer and desired distances*.

5) Add the package to your cart.

6) Go to checkout and pay.

* If your buddy also wants to join – repeat steps 2 – 5: add a new swimmer profile and add his/ her package to you cart before checking out.
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Total swimmers: 18 , total countries: 5
registered and confirmed at this moment

Russia
Estonia
Latvia
Slovakia

Details

Date:
2021-03-20
Time:
08:00 - 17:30
Website:
http://jelgavasroni.lv

Venue

Jelgavas Jahtklubs
Pilssalas 4
Jelgava, Latvia
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Organizer

Jelgavas Roni
Email:
jelgavasroni@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.jelgavasroni.lv