Winter Swimming Championships

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Winter Swimming Championships in Lake Bled
The Winter Swimming World Championships have been held in various locations including Lake Bled in Slovenia, Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Kajaani, Muonio, Oulu, London, Latvia, and Rovaniemi, Finland.

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Events

The races at the World Winter Swimming Championships include the following:

25 meter breaststroke
25 meter freestyle
50 meter freestyle
Polar Bears - 50 meter swim without timing
Seals - 25 meter swim without timing
Young Seals - Dip in the water
Endurance swim 450 meters
Breaststroke relays 4 x 25 meters (note: team must include both genders)
International Freestyle relays 4 x 25 meters

Locations and Number of Participants

2000 - Helsinki - 500 swimmers
2001 - Jyväskylä - 700 swimmers
2002 - Kajaani - 650 swimmers
2004 - Muonio - 300 swimmers
2006 - Oulu - 980 swimmers
2008 - London - 680 swimmers
2010 - Bled, Slovenia - 790 swimmers
2012 - Latvia
2014 - Rovaniemi, Finland

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