Vansbrosimningen

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Vansbrosimningen
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Vansbrosimningen in 2010.
Status active
Genre sporting event
Date(s) July
Frequency annual
Country Sweden
Inaugurated 1950 (1950)
Organised by Vansbro AIK

Vansbrosimningen or Vansbrosimmet is held in July and an annual open water swimming competition held in Vansbro, Dalarna, Sweden since 1950. The distance is 3,000 m, first 2,000 m in Vanån then 1,000 m in Västerdal River. It is part of En svensk klassiker, the "Swedish Classic" which also includes crosscountry skiing (Vasaloppet, 90 kilometers), biking (Vätternrundan, 300 kilometers) and running (Lidingöloppet, 30 kilometers).

Winners[edit]

Men[edit]

No winners were selected the years 1950-1955.

Year Name Club/Nation Time
1956 Göran Åberg Örebro SS 42.34
1957 Glenn Pettersson Upsala SS 42.19
1958 Glenn Pettersson Upsala SS 37.12
1959 Glenn Pettersson Upsala SS 38.20
1960 Håkan Bengtsson Stockholmspolisens IF 39.50
1961 Mats Svensson Elfsborgs IF 37.20
1962 Sten Ekman Tunafors SK 37.55
1963 Mats Svensson Elfsborgs IF 35.38
1964 Tommy Danielsson Stockholms KK 40.40
1965 Hans Rosendal Katrineholms SS 38.04
1966 Sven von Holst Stockholms KK 36.13
1967 Birger Eriksson Stockholmspolisens IF 35.59
1968 Erkki Hänninen Finland 36.10
1969 Peter Feil Eskilstuna SS 33.50
1970 Sven von Holst Stockholms KK 35.07
1971 Olle Fransson Eskilstuna SS 34.29
1972 Bengt Jönsson Sollefteå ASS 35.58
1973 Anders Sandberg SKK-Spårvägen 34.23
1974 Anders Sandberg SKK-Spårvägen 34.36
1975 Bengt Jönsson Sollefteå ASS 34.57
1976 Bernt Zarnowiecki Falu SS 35.28
1977 Owe Lindqvist Borlänge SS 33.40
1978 Sven von Holst Falu SS 34.35
1979 Kent Andersson Oxelösunds SS 33.48
1980 Kent Andersson Oxelösunds SS 23.48 (shortened)
1981 Canceled
1982 Kent Andersson Oxelösunds SS 34.42
1983 Kent Andersson Oxelösunds SS 33.28
1984 Kent Andersson Simavdelningen 1902 21.51 (shortened)
1985 Krister Sikström Västerås SS 33.26
1986 Henrik Jangvall Sundsvalls SS 32.30
1987 Mats Nygren Västerås SS 32.11
1988 Jarmo Salonen Södertälje SS 32.20
1989 Magnus Karlsson Norrköpings KK 31.07
1990 Magnus Karlsson Norrköpings KK 21.06 (shortened)
1991 Canceled
1992 Ola Strömberg Malmö KK 31.38
1993 Mikael E Rosén Fagersta SK 18.01 (shortened)
1994 Ola Strömberg Malmö KK 32.06
1995 Canceled
1996 Oscar Forsberg Motala SS 20.08 (shortened)
1997 Oscar Forsberg Motala SS 31.33
1998 Joachim Willén Motala SS 31.55
1999 Mikael E Rosén Sundsvalls SS 30.47
2000 Fredrik Olsson Hudiksvalls SS 17.58 (shortened)
2001 Mikael E Rosén Stockholmspolisens IF 32.04
2002 Fredrik Olsson Hudiksvalls SS 29.46
2003 Fredrik Olsson Hudiksvalls SS 29.45
2004 Fredrik Olsson Hudiksvalls SS 32.31
2005 Erik Strand Falu SS 33.31,9
2006 Daniel Halldén Trollhättans SS 31.55
2007 Mike Thorén Motala SS 31.56
2008 Mike Thorén Linköpings ASS 31.57
2009 Johan Sandberg Väsby SS 29.52
2010 Mike Thorén Motala SS 31.32
2011 Nicklas Luplau West Swim Esbjerg 30.05
2012 Tim Arnesen Mölndals Allmänna SS 30.24

Women[edit]

External links[edit]

En svensk klassiker
Vasaloppet | Vätternrundan | Vansbrosimningen | Lidingöloppet

Coordinates: 60°30′19″N 14°13′49″E / 60.50528°N 14.23028°E / 60.50528; 14.23028