• 20.1° Lufttemperatur
  • 18.6° Västerdalälven
  • 18.8° Vanån

Vansbro Kortsim

1000 meters

Race walkthrough


5 July 2020


1000 meters

Age limit

10 years


09.00 AM

The course is 1 km and is swum against the current in river Västerdalälven. A tip of advise is to swim close to shore to avoid the powerful current. Everyone who completes the race will receive a medal and a diploma. The age limit for participation in Vansbro Kortsim is from the year you turn 10 years. Vansbro Kortsim was introduced 2000 under name ”the Millennium Swim”, but was shortly after renamed to Vansbro Kortsim and added to the ordinary race programme. The course is 1k and is swum against the current in river Västerdalälven. Swedish Open Water swimmer, Anton Björk-Teuscher, (Simklubben S02) has the fastest time with 10:23 minutes (2016). The crowd may follow the swimmers from the boardwalk along river Västerdaälven Vansbro Kortsim is also a part of Tjejklassikern/Ladies’ Classic.