3rd Stage, 2nd Minsk Open

10.01.2018 IWSA NEWS

As January is already here, the 3rd stage of the IWSA World Cup is getting closer with it.

Many already have heard about the Belarus winter swimming club “Belgart”, and their event - Minsk Open, organized by the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus.

and Belarusian Federation of Tempering and Sport Winter Swimming. In January 2018, it will be the second event for Minsk Open, and the first time for it being a stage of the IWSA World Cup.

What awaits us in Minsk? 5 days of winter swimming right in the city centre with the following program:

Jan 17, 2018

  • 10:00 - Grand Opening Ceremony,
  • 15:30 - 450m endurance swims.

Jan 18, 2018

  • 25m freestyle,
  • 50m breaststroke,
  • 200m freestyle,
  • Award ceremony.

Jan 19, 2018

  • 25m breaststroke,
  • 50m freestyle,
  • 100m breaststroke,
  • Award ceremony.

Jan 20, 2018

  • 100m freestyle,
  • 25m butterfly,
  • 4x25m breaststroke and freestyle team relays,
  • 50m butterfly,
  • Performance team show,
  • Award ceremony,
  • Gala party.

Jan 21, 2018

  • Demonstration performances of the championship participants,
  • 4x50m team relay (with flippers),
  • Friendship swims,
  • Official closing of the event.

We are looking forward for this event and believe that it will be a great event in general, and a great 3rd stage of the IWSA World Cup. January, Minsk, winter swimming!

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