Krzysztof Gajewski (Poland) – World Open Water Swimming Association

Krzysztof Gajewski swam the longest Ice Mile in history, finishing 3.91 km in 3.39°C water and 4.60°C air temperature.


He swam 3.91 km (or 2.43 miles) in 3.39°C water and 4.60°C air temperature that took him 1 hour 19 minutes in Kopalnia Wrocław, Poland, breaking the long-distance Ice Mile record of fellow Polish ice swimmer Krzysztof Kubiak.

Why he was nominated

For continuing to swim lake swims over 100 kilometers, and for adding Ice Kilometers and Ice Miles to his track record of success, he remains focused on pushing the boundaries of human endurance and resilience.




Performance of the Year


Krzysztof Gajewski

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