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Jiri Kurina

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Jiri Kurina is a Czech ice swimmer (born 1960) and a member of the Sokol Hradec Kralove Swimming Club (SoHK Club) since 2008 and recently president of the SoHK Club who completed the first Ice Mile on 11 December 2013 in Hradec Kralove.

International Ice Swimming Championship[edit]

He completed the inaugural 1000m International Ice Swimming Championship in Lake Semenovskoe in Murmansk, Russia in 0.8ºC under the auspices of the International Ice Swimming Association.

Riber Labe CZ Ice Swim[edit]

He serves as the event director of the Riber Labe CZ Ice Swim, an ice swimming competition that is part of the global ice circuit, a series of ice swimming competitions around the world that adhere to the rules and regulations of the International Ice Swimming Association.

Ice Circuit[edit]

July 15th 2015 - International Ice Swimming Association South Africa
1 km Championships in Matroosberg Dam, South Africa
Ram Barkai, Event Director

December 19th 2015 - Riber Labe CZ Ice Swim
1 km in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic [river]
Jakub Valnicek, IISA Officer; Jiri Kurina, Event Director
Water Temperature: 4.5°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: kurina@goto.cz
Website: www.internationaliceswimming.com

December 20th 2015 - Austrian Ice Swimming Championships
1 km in Wien, Austria [lake]
Josef Köberl, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: kcc-2014@eclipso.at
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/186002511743432

January 8th - 10th 2016 - Aqua Sphere Ice Swimming German Open Burghausen
1 km in Burghausen, Germany [pool]
Christof Wandratsch, IISA Official; Oliver Halder, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: info@ice-swimming.eu
Website: www.ice-swimming.eu

January 23rd 2016 - Polish Championships in Winter Swimming 1 km IISA
1 km in Katowice, Poland [lake]
Leszek Naziemiec, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: leszeknaziemiec@gmail.com
Website: ilesiawinterswimming.com

January 30th - 31st 2016 - International Ice Swimming Association Ireland 1K National Championships
1 km in Wild Water, Armagh, Ireland [pool]
Padraig Mallon, IISA Official; Jacqueline McClelland, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: iisaireland@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.iisaireland.ie

January 30th - 31st 2016 - Dutch Open Ice Swim Championships
1 km in Zwembad De Waterdam in Volendam, Netherlands [pool]
Marcel Stroet, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Air Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: marcel@openwaterswimming.club
Website: www.openwaterswimming.club

February 26th 2016 - Estonian 1 km Ice Swimming Championships
1 km in Tallinn, Estonia [river]
Henri Kaarma, Event Director
Water Temperature: 0.0°C
Contact: piritaopen@gmail.com
Website: piritaopen.blogspot.co.uk

TBA - Russia IISA 1 km Championships
1 km in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia
Irina Makarova, Event Director

TBA - IISA Great Britain 1 km Championships
1 km in the UK
Pauline Barker, Event Director

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