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Scandinavian Winter Swimming Championships

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Anna-Carin Nordin competing in the 2016 Scandinavian Winter Swimming Championships. Photo by Olaf Schneider
John Lulu competing in the Scandinavian Winter Swimming Championships, photography by Olaf Schneider

Scandinavian Winter Swimming Championships (or the Skellefteå Dark & Cold) is a winter swimming event held in Skellefteå, Sweden under the auspices of the International Winter Swimming Association in February. It is a sanctioned World Cup event.

International Winter Swimming Association World Cup Series[edit]

The 5th Scandinavian Winter Swimming Championships is held on 13-14 February 2016 and is part of the International Winter Swimming Association World Cup and the Scandinavian Winter Swimming Cup series. IWSA World Cup events take place on 7 November in Jelgava, Latvia, 6-7 February in Windermere, England, 27 February in Tallinn, Estonia, and 8-12 March in Tyumen, Russia.


Skellefteå is a city and the seat of Skellefteå Municipality in Västerbotten County, Sweden, with approximately 72,000 inhabitants at the end of 2013.

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