"Murmansk has already formed the image of the ice swimming homeland: the first championship of 2015 caused a flurry of emotions among the audience. The city administration received a lot of letters with words of gratitude from Murmansk citizens and guests of the city," the Chairman of the physical culture and sport committee Irina Andreeva said.
She added that the first ice swimming championship, held in Murmansk in March 2015, was a huge success and was recognized as the event of the year in the WOWSA AWARDS-2015 rating. “We are facing a serious goal, because holding international competitions requires a large number of organizational measures and technical training. It is big responsibility, "- Irina Andreeva said.
News source: https://www.eg.ru/sport/swim/479060/