Pirita Open

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Henri Kaarma, ice swimmer from Estonia who swam 1 km in 25m pool cut in ice during the winter swimming festival Pirita Open 2011 on 8 January 2011

The Pirita Open is an ice swimming festival held in the Pirita river in Tallinn, Estonia and part of the International Winter Swimming World Cup circuit.

7th Winter Swimming Festival Pirita Open

The 7th Winter Swimming Festival Pirita Open is held on 27 February 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia. 220 athletes from 21 countries participated in 25m, 50m, 200m, 450m, 4x25m relays in 0.8ºC water. Petar Stoychev won the 450m endurance swim in 5 minutes 24 seconds.

2015 Pirita Open

Winning 4 x 25m freestyle relay teams with Henri Kaarma, Bruno Nopponen, Andres Olvik, and Elina Makinen.

2013 Pirita Open

International Winter Swimming Association World Cup Series

The IWSA World Cup circuit (WSWC) is a winter swimming competitive circuit organized by the International Winter Swimming Association, headed by chairperson Mariia Yrjö-Koskinen of Finland and co-organizer Aleksandr Jakovlevs of Latvia.

Winter Swimming World Cup Stages

Stage 1: 7th Jelgavas Roni Cup on 7 November 2015 in Jelgava, Latvia
Stage 2: 4th Big Chill Swim on 6-7 February 2016 in Windermere, England
Stage 3: 5th Scandinavian Winter Swimming Championships on 13-14 February 2016 in Skellefteå, Sweden
Stage 4: 7th Pirita Open on 27 February 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia
Stage 5: 10th Winter Swimming World Championships on 8-12 March 2016 in Tyumen, Russia

Winter Swimming World Cup Series

International Winter Swimming Association Winter Swimming World Cup is held in various countries around the world.

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