The idyllic Alpine gem, Bled, world renowned for its beautiful lake with an enchanting island and mysterious ancient cliff-top castle, was the host of World Winter Swimming Championships in January 2010. The incredible atmosphere and a lot of positive energy that were felt on this particular event, encouraged Bled Tourist Board to continue organizing Winter Swimming Cups in Bled in the following years.
Saturday, 18th February 2017:
9.00 - 10.00 • Registration and check-in of competitors
* Check-in is mandatory for all competitors, even if they have already sent the registration form.
10.30 • Briefing
11.00 • Competitions
(25m breaststroke, 25m freestyle, 50m breaststroke, 50m freestyle)
13.00 • “penguins” – dip in the water
13.30 • Award ceremony
14.00 • Afterparty at Restaurant Panorama
* The program might slighty change due to unforseen circumstances (e.g. number of participants).
• Individual competitors:
15€ for registration and payment until the 16th February 2017
20€ for registration and payment on the day of the event
• “Penguins” – dip in the water: 10€
Registration fee includes: participation on the competition, a small gift, use of thermal swimming pool, saunas and locker at Wellness Luisa, warm drink, competition organization, first aid service.
ABOUT THE VENUE – Grand Hotel Toplice private lido
The venue for Bled Winter swimming Cup in year 2016 will be the lake shore private lido of the most renowned hotel in Bled Grand hotel Toplice. It served proudly as the venue for many important events and was a home away from home to many eminent guests – today it is visited by those demanding the most.
A healing water spring has its source at the hotel’s thermal bathing facility, which has a beneficial effect on the internal organs and the nervous system. Guests can recharge and regain their internal equilibrium by visiting the smaller cosy wellness centre – Luisa Studio.
It is our great honor to host this sport event in this amazing hotel. Therefore, be prepared for a special treatment after the competition and amazing location on the shore of Lake Bled.
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT WEATHER CONDITIONS IN FEBRUARY IN BLED
Average temperature: -0,2°C
Average precipitation: 72 mm
Average water temperature of Lake Bled: 5°C
Bled Tourist Board in partnership with Strel Swimming
More information: firstname.lastname@example.org or +386 (0)45 780 500