June 27 - July 5 2020
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 to have a wonderful experience with friends, family and thousands of other participants, visitors and volunteers.
Travel & accommodation
See tips about travel and accommodation during the event.See tips
Swimming in open water is different from pool swimming. Make sure to prepare well for your startup!Read more
10 reasons to swim in Vansbro
Never participated in Vansbrosimningen before? Here are 10 reasons why you should!
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.Read more