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Vansbrosimningen

On a hot summers day, jumping into a river for a swim is a great idea… so how about taking part in the next of the Swedish Classics, Vansbrosimningen? Sweden’s biggest open water swimming race attracts approximately 16,000 participants over a weekend, with a variety of distances and races for all ages and abilities (this […]

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Following the King: Vasaloppet

In celebration of the Swedish King, Gustav Vasa and his supporters, this 90km cross country skiing race is reputed to be one of the toughest in Europe.  Starting at 8am on the first weekend in March in a field outside Sälen, the route takes in the beautiful countryside of Dalarna, including some pretty steep hills […]

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Rona, UK

Rona came to Sweden 12 years ago to do a PhD at the Karolinska Institute. After finishing her studies she was offered a dream job. She decided to stay and is now working as a medical genetics researcher at Karolinska Institute. Rona is a dear member of our multinational blog team and makes a great job covering research […]

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