Jelgavas Roni Cup 2021
March 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!
- 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)
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/
Have questions? Read the registration FAQ.
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