Моржевание -Winterswimming, Санкт Петербурга -Saint Petersburg, Russia

Monday, 27 January, 2014 (All day)


January 27, 2014, the day of the blockade of Leningrad, will swim along the Neva River.

The distance will be from the fortress to the monument to Peter the Great, under the Palace Bridge. That is, it is necessary to cross the Neva. The exact route will give the MOE, with the main course and just swim to safety. The program includes a unique event of the monument to Vladimir Vysotsky - a first in the history of St. Petersburg and a charity concert by Vladimir Koretsky.
  Organizer of the swim by the Department of Physical Education and Sports of St. Petersburg, with the support of the Governor and the Minister of Defense of Russia Sergei Shoigu.
A committee expects from us questions and comments on the organization.
From Muscovites have already received an offer to do a swim-person team.
I personally will be able to come and swim 900 meters on the Neva River swimmers marathon marathon swims with the experience of over 1000 m in ice water and hardening experience of at least 3 years. (Will need to send the certificates, diplomas and certificates confirming participation in the marathon swims from 1000)
Swim can also offer swim teams from clubs or cities in a continuous relay. From Tyumentsev already received a proposal to organize the growing baton to finish was massive and spectacular. This idea is considered by the organizing committee.
The composition of the team will be determined by the organizing committee after discussing your suggestions.

The organizing committee will review all proposals and will release "The situation swim", which will be the official invitation to the event.
Distance, security and warmed swimmers will be provided in full by the competition organizer. Special ship will open ice for a swim organization. There will be a tent with heat guns, hot tea, rescue workers and divers, paramedics. Conditions for heat-marathon swimmers.
The possibility of arrival and settlement of foreign participants from 26 January.

Inspirer and initiator of the event Michael Gardeners.

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The draft Regulation HERE.