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Saturday, March 12, 2016

200m Frozen Freestyle At Winter World Champs

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Professional marathon swimmers Petar Stoychev and Victoria Mori participated in the 2016 2016 Winter Swimming World Championships in Tyumen, Russia where 1,275 athletes from 42 nations are competing.

Mori, who is more accustomed to swimming for hours on end in warm waters, did particularly well in the 200m freestyle after placing 15th overall in her first world winter swimming championships.

200m Freestyle Top 25 Finishers
1. Горяинов Андрей (RUS) 2:14.63
2. Ковригин Алексей (RUS) 2:14.96
3. Petr Slajs (CZE) 2:16.35
4. Собиров Альберт (RUS) 2:16.80
5. Bruno Nopponen (EST) 2:18.63
6. Ермола Григорий (RUS) 2:19.14
7. Henri Kaarma (EST) 2:20.06
8. Petar Stoychev (BUL) 2:20.26 [shown above]
9. Christof Wandratsch (GER) 2:20.87
10. Гринькин Дмитрий (RUS) 2:22.92
11. Байнов Павел (RUS) 2:25.67
12. Pavels Sislovs (LAT) 2:25.99
13. Мальцев Станислав (RUS) 2:27.87
14. Максимов Сергей (RUS) 2:32.52
15. Victoria Mori (ARG) 2:33.49 [shown above]
16. Aivar Rosenberg (EST) 2:36.67
17. Colin Hill (GBR) 2:37.16
18. Christoph Fromm (GER) 2:38.20
19. Филатов Игорь (RUS) 2:39.24
20. Gustavs Zālītis (LAT) 2:42.29
21. Jochen Aumueller (GER) 2:42.31
22. Elina Makinen (FIN) 2:43.02
23. Чекушкин Олег (RUS) 2:46.13
24. Piotr Biankowski (POL) 2:46.54
25. Martin Kuchenmeister (GER) 2:49.01

Live cam of the 2016 Winter Swimming World Championships is here

Victoria Mori's winning 200m freestyle is shown starting at 12:50. It was great race where Elina Makinen forged ahead for the first 100 meters, but then Mori pulled ahead.

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