She’s Back. Alisa Fatum Defends Her International Ice Swimming World Championship Title
Over in Głogów, Poland at the International Ice Swimming Association 4th World Championship, many of the world’s best and most hardened ice swimmers are swimming FAST. Really, really fast in the 3.00°C water.
In the women’s 500m freestyle, defending champion and Queen of the Ice Alisa Fatum of Germany won comfortably in 6:19:32, just off her world record of 6:13:50 set in 2020. But she set a IISA World Championship record; her previous championship record was 6:27:58 at the IISA 3rd World Championship in Murmansk, Russia in 2019.
Fatum will also be favored in tomorrow’s Ice Kilometer Super Final. She is shown above with the Romanian World Championship team and German teammate Christof Wandratsch before the championships.
IISA 4th World Championship – Women’s 500m Freestyle – Top 10 Finishers:
- Alisa Fatum (27) 6:19:32
- Marion Joffle (23) 6:49:05
- Caroline Saxon (31) 6:49:72
- Sarka Landsmannova (47) 6:50:36
- Laura Nesbitt (29) 7:08:20
- Sandra Kazikova (46) 7:20:80
- Deniz Kayadelen (35) 8:02:66
- Izabela Babica (43) 8:08:62
- Klaudia Maria Koczorowska (42) 8:11:31
- Jennifer Laffan (26) 8:20:70
33 women competed in the 500m freestyle. For full results, visit here.
Livestreaming of this week’s IISA 4th World Championship between February 4th – 6th is here. All the details of the Championships are posted here. The official Championship website is posted here.
The livecast of Competition Day 1 includes 11 heats of 500m freestyle + 12 heats of 50m breaststroke + 7 heats of 50m backstroke + 5 heats of 4×50 freestyle relay.
The livecast of Competition Day 2 includes 10 heats of 1000m freestyle + 10 heats of 100m breaststroke + 16 heats of 100m freestyle + 1 Ice Kilometer final for women + 1 Ice Kilometer final for men
The livecast of Competition Day 3 include 14 heats of 250m freestyle + 9 heats of 100m individual medley + 10 heats of 50m butterfly + 20 heats of 50m freestyle + 2 heats of 4x250m freestyle + Closing Ceremony
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