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Winter Swimming World Championships - a global winter swimming event, gathering over a thousand winter swimmers from different parts of the world for a spectacular event, dedicated to their love towards swimming in cold water.

For 2022, Petrozavodsk, Russia was selected as the new host. Previously successfully organising Karelia Open for multiple years, Petrozavodsk has all the necessary components for holding the Winter Swimming World Championships.

For more information, scroll through our website where you can find everything on general event information.

When and where

Winter Swimming World Championships 2022 will be held in Petrozavodsk Karelia

From March 21 to 27, 2022, Petrozavodsk will host the biggest event in winter swimming of 2022, so be sure to save the date!

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For all of you joining us at the Winter Swimming World Championships 2022, we have prepared a special presentation, highlighting the beauty of Karelia and showcasing a variety of things to visit and see during your stay in Petrozavodsk

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