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INFORMATION ABOUT COMPETITION

INFORMATION ABOUT COMPETITION

The Winter Swimming Finnish Championships includes separate races for women and men divided into age categories.

25 m Breaststroke, top of the head above the water

50 m Breaststroke, top of the head above the water

25 m Freestyle swimming

Finnish championship medals will be awarded to the top three of these races.

For more detailed rules, see the website of the Suomen Latu Finnish Outdoor Association.

Friday 7 Feb 2020 at 17:30 onwards 50 m Breaststroke

Saturday 8 Feb 2020 at 10:00 onwards 25 m Breaststroke

Sunday 9 Feb 2020 at 10:00 onwards 25 m Freestyle and relay categories

Once competitors arrive to the race area (Ilosaari), they must personally register at the race office at the latest two hours before the start time given in the list of racing times. If you are going to arrive to the area on Friday and compete on the same day’s races and cannot arrive there two hours before your category’s race, please let us know in advance at the race office by email or telephone (the contact details of the race office will be published here later). When competitors register, they get a race pass that includes detailed information about the race and the time they can proceed to a cloak area.

Results / Start lists

25 M BREASTSTROKE AGE CATEGORIES

01. 19 and under (2001 –)

02. 20 - 29 (2000 – 1991)

03. 30-39 (1990 – 1981)

04. 40-44 (1980 – 1976)

05. 45-49 (1975 – 1971)

06. 50-54 (1970 – 1966)

07. 55-59 (1965 – 1961)

08. 60-64 (1960 – 1956)

09. 65-69 (1955 – 1951)

10. 70-74 (1950 – 1946)

11. 75 and over (1945 - )

25 M FREESTYLE AGE CATEGORIES

12. 19 and under (2001 – )

13. 20-29 (2000 – 1991)

14. 30-39 (1990 – 1981)

15. 40-49 (1980 – 1971)

16. 50-59 (1970 – 1961)

17. 60-69 (1960 – 1951)

18. 70 and over (1950 - )

50 M BREASTSTROKE AGE CATEGORIES

19. 19 and under (2001 – )

20. 20-29 (2000 – 1991)

21. 30-39 (1990 – 1981)

22. 40-49 (1980 – 1971)

23. 50-59 (1970 – 1961)

24. 60-69 (1960 – 1951)

25. 70 and over (1950 -)

4 X 25 M BREASTSTROKE

The age categories are formed based on the swimmers’ total combined age. The relay teams are mixed teams that can include men and women. Each team must have 4 swimmers.

RELAY AGE CATEGORIES

26. under 150 years

27. 150-199 years

28. 200-239 years

29. 240 years and over

JUNIOR SERIES (SEALS AND PUPS)

The Winter Swimming Finnish Championships also include “relaxed-fit” categories. Junior participants (“Seals”) swim an untimed 25 m race or only take a dip in the water (“Pups”).

30. Seals, male

31. Seals, female

32. Pups, male

33. Pups, female

Pre-registration 2 Oct - 1 Dec 2019:

  • Race series € 40 (SL members € 35)
  • Junior series, Seals € 40 (SL € 35, SL member fee applied to all 15-year-olds and younger)
  • Junior series, Pups € 20 (SL € 15, SL member fee applied to all 15-year-olds and younger)
  • Relay € 60/SL € 50/team

Post-registration. 2 Dec 2019 - 13 Jan 2010

  • Race series € 50 (SL members €45)
  • Junior series, Seals € 50 (SL €45, SL member fee applied to all 15-year-olds and younger)
  • Junior series, Pups € 25 (SL €20, SL member fee applied to all 15-year-olds and younger)
  • Relay € 65/team (SL €60)

Registration and payment in the area 7-9 Feb 2010 (cash, space permitting):

  • Junior series, Seals € 50
  • Junior series, Pups € 50

Upon registration, the participants may also choose to join the Finnish Outdoor Association.

Registration is binding and the race and gala fee non-refundable.

Register