Winter Swimmers from around the world conquer Jelgava!

19.11.2015 IWSA NEWS


7th Jelgavas Roni Cup – the 1st stage of IWSA World Cup was held on November 7th, 2015 in beautiful city Jelgava. The championship was an interesting event in Jelgava’s anniversary celebration and “Jelgavas Roņi” club’s 25th anniversary. As it was planned, the venue for the championship was the area between the bridges “Driksas” and “Mītavas” right in the city center, near the teahouse “Silva” and promenade on the opposite.

The event successfully occured according to the plan. On November 6th guests had city tour excursion by bus in Jelgava, which ended in the Holy Trinity Church Tower of Jelgava, where, according to the program, took place the official opening ceremony of Jelgavas Roni Cup 2015, official reception of international delegates, press conference and presentation about “Jelgavas Roņi” club and its annual Cup. On November 7th the registration and accreditation was opened. Each participant received a commemorative medal, certificate for participation and swimmers pass. Further there were 4 kinds of swims with time control (relay freestyle swim 4х25m, breaststroke 25m, freestyle 50m, endurance freestyle swim 450m), as well as non-timing 25 and 50m swims. On November 8th there was common swim in Driksa river. The championship was successfull and was 


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