Championship will be held on January 25, 2020 at 12.00 – Liepaja, Beberlini (2/6 Lībiešu Street).
To gather Latvian and international winter swimmers, continuing an annual tradition.
To promote winter swimming, as a method of human body toughening; improve the development of clubs and groups in Latvia.
To promote toughening and winter swimming for residents of Latvia, as well as the activities of already existing clubs of winter swimming.
To promote the cooperation between winter swimming clubs and clubs of all types of other sports, society and local government, as well as public and commercial organizations.
Determine the best individual swimmers and swimmers of winter swimming clubs in the individual races and teams after 2nd stage, the 1st stage of the XVI Latvian Open Winter Swimming Championship take place in Jelgava city on November 1st and 2nd, 2020.
The Winter Swimming Championship is organized by Liepaja cycling and winter swimming club “VeloRonis” in cooperation with Liepaja Municipality.
Inga Krivcova +371 26324104 (lv, ru)
Margarita Teivāne +371 29748164 (lv, eng)
1st to 3rd place winners in each distance and age group will receive diplomas, medals and awards.
The fastest participant in the overall standings 25m breaststroke and 50m freestyle distances (women and men individually) will receive a money prize of 50 EUR.Distances which are in both Latvian XVI Winter Swimming Championship stages (25m breaststroke ""Head-Up", 25m Ice-butterfly, 50m freestyle, 100m breaststroke "Head-Up", 450m freestyle with time control) will have an overall rating and will be rewarded at the Latvian winter swimming season conclusion (time and place will be announced) or the awards will be delivered separately to the winner by arrangement.
Banquet for the participants at Europa City Amrita Hotel, 7/9 Rīgas Street, Liepaja. Arrival from 19:00. Entrance fee 20 euro (included welcome drink, dinner, live music)
Championship consists of 9 heats:
This is an international championship, attended by swimmers from any country.
The championship is open for 200 participants; reaching the maximum number, the registration may be stopped.
Only registered participants can participate in the competition.
Participants under the age of 18 years, require the presence of a parent, guardian or authorized person, who must be present during both registration and competition.
Participants are divided in the following age groups, according to their year of birth and age for December 31, 2019:
|Age group||Years of birth||Age|
|A1||from 01.11.2005 and later||up to 14 years old|
|A2||from 01.11.2000 to 31.10.2005||15 to 19 years old|
|B||from 01.11.1990 to 31.10.2000||20 to 29 years old|
|C||from 01.11.1980 to 31.10.1990||30 to 39 years old|
|D||from 01.11.1975 to 31.10.1980||40 to 44 years old|
|E||from 01.11.1970 to 31.10.1975||45 to 49 years old|
|F||from 01.11.1965 to 31.10.1970||50 to 54 years old|
|G||from 01.11.1960 to 31.10.1965||54 to 59 years old|
|H||from 01.11.1955 to 31.10.1960||60 to 64 years old|
|I||from 01.11.1950 to 31.10.1955||65 to 69 years old|
|J||from 01.11.1945 to 31.10.1950||70 to 74 years old|
|J1||from 01.11.1940 to 31.10.1945||under 79 years old|
|J2||until 01.11.1940 and earlier||80 and over|
Preliminary registrations online available on our website veloronis.lv due January 17, 23.59.
In order to register online:
Liepājas veloaktīvistu un ziemas peldētāju klubs
Reg. No. 40008220083
AS “SEB banka”
Payment purpose: Name, surname of the participant, distance/-s.
When applying online, the participant shall also undertake to present a personal identification document at the time of registration on January 24 / 25, and with his/her signature in the list of participants certify:
Preliminary on-site registration and payment of the participation fee on January 24, from 17.00 to 20.00 at Līva Hotel, 11 Liela Street, Liepaja.
On the day of competition, January 25, on-site registration and payment of the participation fee from 10.00 to 11.00 at Liepaja winter swimming spot, Beberlini, 2/6 Lībiešu Street, Liepaja.
When registering on-site, the participant:
When filling the application form, with his/her signature, the participant certifies:
* Application form for participants under the age of 18 must be signed by a parent, guardian or authorized person.
|Distance||Group||Online registration until January 7 (eur)||Online registration until January 21 (eur)||On-site registration on January 25/26 (eur)|
|25 m breaststroke||B, C, D, E, F, G, H A1, A2, I, J, J1, J2||15 5||17 7||25 10|
|25 m butterfly||B, C, D, E, F, G, H A1, A2, I, J, J1, J2||15 5||17 7||25 10|
|50 m freestyle||B, C, D, E, F, G, H A1, A2, I, J, J1, J2||15 5||17 7||25 10|
|25 m breaststroke and 50 m freestyle (*for both heats)||B, C, D, E, F, G, H A1, A2, I, J, J1, J2||20 8||22 10||35 15|
|100 m breaststroke||All groups||10||12||15|
|200 m freestyle||B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J||10||12||15|
|450 m freestyle||B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J||10||12||15|
The participation fee depends on the date of payment, not the date of application. If the fee has not been paid until the day of competition, the participant must pay the full price!
Participation fee is not refunded to participants who do not compete, or if the event is cancelled due to force majeure.
Championship will be held on January 25, 2020 at 12.00 – Liepaja, Beberlini (2/6 Lībiešu Street).Competition EXPO Zone