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29 June - 7 July 2019

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Welcome to Vansbrosimningen!

Vansbrosimningen is one of the largest open water events in the world with challenges and experiences for everyone. Come to us to challenge yourself or the have a wonderful experience with friends, family and thousands of other participants, visitors and volunteers.


Vansbro is a small town with limited accommodation, please click the link below to see our accommodation tips.

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A classic story

1950 sat Vansbro residents Einar Anselius and Mats Qvarfot by the river and wondered how they could make propaganda for swimming by swimming a longer distance. Mats suggested that they should start at the People’s Park and swim 1 kilometer. – No, damn it, said Einar, we are swimming under all six bridges! * And so it began.

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