World Winter Swimming Championships

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The World Winter Swimming Championships is an extreme cold-water swimming competition held in various cities.

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

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