Larisa Firsova Wins 2019-2020 IWSA World Cup Title

Courtesy of Mariia Yrjö-Koskinen, International Winter Swimming Association.

Larisa Firsova from Petrozavodsk, Russia won the shortened 2019-2020 International Winter Swimming Association World Cup season.

Firsova won both the 45-49 age group and the overall World Cup title with a total of 505 points.


Mariia Yrjö-Koskinen of Finland announced, “The World Cup points was concluded from the 5 previous stages and will be awarded to the winners in the opening event of the next season in Jelgava, Latvia from November 6th – 8th.”

2019 – 2020 International Winter Swimming Association World Cup Results:
J2 (80+ year) Category:
1. Nina Maksimova 119 points
2. Eila Harju 57 points
3. Nina Lebedina 28 points
4. Arja Palmu 27 points

JI (75-79 year) Category:
1. Margarita Tartyshnaya 90 points
2. Valentīna Ļeonova 87 points
3. Marja Antila 57 points
4. Karin Stoy 54 points
5. Terttu Pietilänaho points
6. Birte Sorensen 33 points
7. Inger Westman 33 points
8. Iona McLeman-Hägglund 30 points
9. Ingrid Krügel 27 points
10. Līga Saulïte 27 points
11. Sirpa Roima 24 points
12. Solveig Leo 24 points
13. Tytti Uljala 21 points
14. Asa Bylund 18 points
15. Lis Askegaard Thorn 10 points
16. Margaret Talbotcull 8 points

J (70-74 year) Category:
1. Ellery McGowan 419 points
2. Nadezhda Dudina 352 points
3. Malle Elvet 182 points
4. Vera Ivanitskaya 166 points
5. Eha Lilienthal 111 points
6. Riitta Lampela 105 points
7. Barbro Grufman 93 points
8. Soile Olliekainen 69 points
9. Annie Kallerup 48 points
10. Nazima Magafurova 47 points
11. Irma Metsä 36 points
12. Sue Cummins 36 points
13. Wenche Koldingsnes 32 points
14. Carmen Pucklewaldt 30 points
15. Jacky Portingale 30 points
16. Vladimíra Fialova 27 points
17. Ann-Mari Lindgren 22 points
18. Marjut Koskela 21 points
19. Marta Plaštiaková 20 points
20. Marianne Tuczek 14 points
21. Ilona Pâlecke points
22. Beate Schmidt T6 points
23. Anneliese Benthins 5 points
24. Karen Birgitte Frobeniu 4 points
25. Tuula Puputti 2 points
26. Ingebjorg Moe 1 points

I (65-69 year) Category:
1. Victoria Ortiz de Guinea Argüelles 387 points
2. Elena Savinkova 333 points
3. Tiia Brakmann 321 points

H (60-64 year) Category:
1. Natalia Aleshcheko 306 points
2. Lyudmila Maller 199 points
3. Lina Yao 196 points

G (55-59 years) Category:
1. Rezida Halikova 440 points
2. Merle Vantsi 372 points
3. Outi Mäkinen 260 points

F (50-54 years) Category:
1. Anna Lopatkina 305 points
2. Elena Shelestova 232 points
3. Wenfang Shao 199 points

E (45-49 years) Category:
1. Larisa Firsova 505 points
2. Nadezhda Elizaryeva 176 points
3. Lyubov Podrezova 162 points

D (40-44 years) Category:
1. Tatiana Gavrilenkova 418 points
2. Kristiina Arusoo 210 points
3. Zhuohong Lan 187 points

C (30-39 years) Category:
1. Bárbara Hernández 502 points
2. Jade Perry 363 points
3. Natalya Nefedova 233 points

B (20-29 years) Category:
1. Ailen Lascano Micaz 490 points
2. Aleksandra Bednarek 430 points
3. Elina Mäkinen 293 points

A2 (15-19 years) Category:
1. Jessi Isomaa 327 points
2. Sofia Karkacheva 250 points
3. Maria Bondarchuk 165 points

A1 (under 15 years) Category:
1. Jade Isomaa 162 points
2. Nea Salmela 144 points
3. Anastasiya Usacheva 93 points

For the complete results and rankings from the 2019-2020 World Cup series, visit here.

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