Aleksandra Kabelis

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open water swimmer, sea lifeguard and swimming coach from Gdynia, Poland who represents the Gdynia Winter Swimming Cup Team.

Open Water Swimming Highlights[edit]

  • She regularly organizes open water swims in the Baltic Sea.
  • She was the second fastest Polish swimmer in the 21.5 km Gdynia-Hel route, the most popular open water crossing in Poland in the Baltic Sea, completed in 5 hours 55 minutes 18.5-19°C water temperature on 11 August 2022.
  • She plans to swim 14.4 km across the Strait of Gibraltar in 2023.
  • She plans to swim 32.3 km across the Catalina Channel in 2023.
  • She is the co-organizer of the largest ice swimming event in Poland, the Gdynia Winter Swimming Cup that was nominated by WOWSA for the World's Top 100 Open Water Events in 2022.
  • She serves as a volunteer of the Ronalds McDonalds Foundation to which all her swims and crossings are dedicated.
  • Together with Piotr Biankowski, she organizes the GWSC competition in Poland.
  • On 12 March 2022, she completed an Ice Kilometer in Poznań City, Poland in 17 minutes 33 seconds in 2.5°C water and -1.0°C air temperature.
  • On 19 March 2022, she completed an Ice Kilometer in Wolin City, Poland in 18 minutes 14 seconds in the Ice Cup finale in 3°C water and 2.3°C air temperature.
  • She finished 8th in the 250m freestyle at the IISA 4th World Championships in 3:49:88 on 6 February 2022 in Głogów, Poland at the age of 29 in 3.00°C water and 1.50°C air.
  • She competed in the 500m freestyle at the IISA 4th World Championships in 8:29:64 on 4 February 2022 in Głogów, Poland at the age of 29 in 3.00°C water and 1.50°C air.
  • She competed in the 100m freestyle at the IISA 4th World Championships in 1:20:16 on 6 February 2022 in Głogów, Poland at the age of 29 in 3.00°C water and 1.50°C air.
  • She competed in the 50m freestyle at the IISA 4th World Championships in 36:34 on 6 February 2022 in Głogów, Poland at the age of 29 in 3.00°C water and 1.50°C air.
  • She was an 8-year Polish Finswimming National Team Member PZP-N and participated, finaled, and medaled in the World, European Championships and World Cups.
  • She received the 1st swimming master class awarded by the Polish Swimming Association.
  • She is a multiple medalist at the IISA International Ice Winter Swimming World Championships.
  • She is a multiple Polish national champion in swimming, finswimming, ice swimming, and lifesaving championships
  • She won the Baltic Cold Beast title, completing two Ice Kilometer swims in 2-4°C water in 2022.
  • She is a multiple medalist in triathlon competitions in Poland in 2021 and 2022.
  • She served as an escort crew member for Piotr Biankowski during his crossing of Loch Ness in Scotland.
  • She served as an escort crew member for Piotr Biankowski during his 45.9 km circumnavigation swim around Manhattan Island in New York.

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