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Vansbrosimningen

3000 meters

Map
Race walkthrough

Date

10 July 2021

Distance

3000 meters

Age limit

10 years

Start

09:00

Participants

3760

The story about Vansbrosimningen

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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En Svensk Klassiker

En Svensk Klassiker is a sporting challenge beyond the ordinary, where you within a 12 month period should ski Engelbrektsloppet or Vasaloppet, cycle Vätternrundan, swim Vansbrosimningen and run Lidingöloppet. You can start with any race you want, and then you have one year to finish all four races.

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