More than a hundred people from all over Russia, men and women aged 18 and over, will go to the winter swim. For those who will participate in the competition for the first time, a walrus initiation ceremony will take place
More than 100 athletes will take part in the winter swim in Pereslavl-Zalessky
The weather on the days of the competition promises to be truly wintery.
From January 12 to 15, in Pereslavl-Zalessky, with the support of the Union of Cities of the Golden Ring, an open winter swimming tournament “Friendship Cup – Golden Ring” will be held. The organizer of the event is the All-Russian Winter Swimming Federation. In a frozen pond in the GRK & nbsp; “Forest Tale” 4 lanes will be cut for athletes. Competitors will cover distances of 25, 50, 100, 200 meters, team relay races and swims in wetsuits.
Recall that in In August 2022, the Winter Swimming Federation, with the support of the Union of Cities of the Golden Ring, held the Golden Ring of Russia marathon swim for the first time on the Volga. on the route Yaroslavl – Kostroma – Ples. The total distance was 140 km. In 2023, the distance will increase. The swim will take place August 17-20 from Rybinsk via Yaroslavl and Kostroma to Kineshma.
Schedule of winter swims in Pereslavl-Zalessky can be found on the page of the All-Russian Winter Swimming Federation http://winterswimcup .ru/stage3