Photo of Alisa Fatum courtesy of Martin Tschepe, Veitsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

Photo of Bárbara Hernández Huerta courtesy of Colin Hill, Murmansk, Russia.

Alisa Fatum is on a roll.

After recently setting the Ice Kilometer world record, the 24-year-old German is the heavy favorite at the International Ice Swimming Association 3rd World Championship and 1st Ice Swimming Arctic Cup in Murmansk, Russia this week.

She lived up to her billing with a victory in the 500m freestyle event that she comfortably won by over one minute in 0.2°C water.

The International Ice Swimming Association athletes reported the following results:

500m Freestyle Overall Female Results
1. Alisa Fatum (24) Germany 6:27.58
2. Bárbara Hernández Huerta (Chile, shown above) 7:34.33
3. Nikola Kopecká (18) Czech Republic 8:08.53
4. Kate Steels (50) Great Britain 8:22.23
5. Lenka Šlehoverová (37) Czech Republic 8:52.72
6. Peggy Henning (51) Germany 9:00.45
7. Yasmine Pliessnig (22) Austria 9:29.72
8. Patricia Heffernan (57) Ireland 9:34.44
9. Ekaterina Nekrasova (39) Russia 9:38.05
10. Julie-Ann Somers (41) Ireland 9:47.08
11. Catherine Pendleton (47) Great Britain 10:00.50
12. Tiffiny Quinn (45) Ireland 10:16.66
13. Wayman Debbie (57) Great Britain 10:29.07
14. Wermenbol Els (65) Netherlands 11:26.95
15. Novotna Mirka (Czech Republic) 12:58.31
16. Seray Natalia (53) Russia 13:27.06

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