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Germany Sweeps IWSA World Cup Titles

Courtesy of Oliver Halder, International Winter Swimming Association, Petrozavodsk, Russia.

The overall male and female age group winners of the most recent International Winter Swimming Association World Cup season were both Germans: Christof Wandratsch with 636 points in the 50-54 age group and Jaqueline Jänike with 630 points in the 55-59 age group.

The pair were ubiquitous, consistently winning podium positions from Latvia to Russia.

Jänike holds the 55-59 age group record in the 100m breastroke (1:50.00) while Wandratsch holds the 50-54 age group record in the 450m freestyle (5:37.12), the 45-49 age group record and winter swimming world record in the 1000m freestyle (12:42.27), the 45-39 age group record in the 25m butterfly (14.04), and the 50-54 age group record in the 1000m freestyle (13:23.07).

The complete results of the World Cup are posted here.

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