Courtesy of Ram Barkai of International Ice Swimming Association in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica.

14 swimmers completed the inaugural Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim in two stages: in Port Lockroy on November 23rd and in Mikkelsen Bay on November 25th in the Southern Ocean along the Antarctic Peninsula.

Official Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim Times:
1. Petar Stoychev (Bulgaria) 11:08:39
2. Victoria Mori (Argentina) 12:02:31
3. Diego López Dominguez (Spain) 12:40:90
4. Paolo Chiarino (Italy) 14:15:85
5. Leszek Naziemiec (Poland) 14:42:52
6. Clinton Le Sueur (South Africa) 16:17:29
7. Jean Craven (South Africa) 16:21:99
8. Sergio Salomone (Argentina) 17:01:46
9. Wyatt Song (Australia) 18:21:30
10. Samantha Whelpton (South Africa) 18:38:60
11. Ram Barkai (South Africa) 18:47:22
12. Yunfeng Wang (China) 20:14:21
13. Alexander Brylin (Russia) 20:19:42
14. Andrey Agarkov (Russia) 25:27:27

For more information on each swim, visit here and here.

For additional details of the event, email questions to Ram Barkai (ram.iceswimming@gmail.com), Jean Craven (jean.craven@madswimmer.com) or Nicolene Steynberg (nicolene.steynberg@madswimmer.com).

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