Photo courtesy of Aldis Toome, Tallinn, Estonia.

Yaroslav Pronin from Vitebsk, Belarus [in blue jammers] has a body type developed by and built for a sprinter in a warm pool – but his preferred venue is a 25m pool in near freezing water temperatures.

He won the 25m, 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle races at the 11th Winter Swimming World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia this March in dominating fashion.

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