Ice-swimming in Sweden: Is this the world’s most extreme competition?

Ice-swimming in Sweden: Is this the world’s most extreme competition?

Swimming in almost frozen water, for fun?

Malmö: Swimmers warned to stay out of water due to dangeous algae

Malmö: Swimmers warned to stay out of water due to dangeous algae

This map reveals Sweden’s cleanest swimming spots

This map reveals Sweden’s cleanest swimming spots

IN PICTURES: Swedes go for a swim in rail station underpass after torrential rain caused floods

IN PICTURES: Swedes go for a swim in rail station underpass after torrential rain caused floods

Sweden sees rise in number of drownings in connection with heatwave

Sweden sees rise in number of drownings in connection with heatwave

The absolute best spots for a swim in Stockholm
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The absolute best spots for a swim in Stockholm

The best places to have a safe barbecue in Stockholm

The best places to have a safe barbecue in Stockholm

Another week, another new world record for Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström

Another week, another new world record for Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström

Sarah Sjöström finishes World Championships with three gold medals and two world records

Sarah Sjöström finishes World Championships with three gold medals and two world records

Sarah Sjöström out to break more records at World Championships

Sarah Sjöström out to break more records at World Championships

Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström books place in 100m freestyle world semi-finals

Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström books place in 100m freestyle world semi-finals

Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström makes more history with new gold medal

Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström makes more history with new gold medal

Sarah Sjöström makes history with stunning new freestyle relay world record

Sarah Sjöström makes history with stunning new freestyle relay world record

Record number of drowning deaths in Sweden this year

Record number of drowning deaths in Sweden this year

Stay out, the water’s filthy! Germs ruin Swedes’ swims

Stay out, the water’s filthy! Germs ruin Swedes’ swims

Swedish pool in hot water for ‘man-free’ swimming date

Swedish pool in hot water for ‘man-free’ swimming date

Swedish pools ban parents’ smartphones

Swedish pools ban parents’ smartphones

Sweden’s golden girl swims to new record

Sweden’s golden girl swims to new record

Swedish swimmer smashes butterfly record

Swedish swimmer smashes butterfly record

Swedes in boozy ‘don’t drink and dive’ video

Swedes in boozy ‘don’t drink and dive’ video

Swedish beaches ranked among poorest in EU

Swedish beaches ranked among poorest in EU

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Lifesavers: teach all children to swim

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Jellyfish attacks Swedish swimmer

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Gold for Sweden in swimming world championships

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Sports digest: Elfsborg tipped to retain title

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Alshammar breaks women’s 50m butterfly world record

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Sports digest: Johansson ends 10-year win drought

Sports digest: Nystrand smashes two world records

Sports digest: Nystrand smashes two world records

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Sports digest: Anja Pärsson scores double victory

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More Swedish bathing areas below EU standards

Baby bikini withdrawn after massive protest

Baby bikini withdrawn after massive protest

Warm weather brings wave of drownings

Warm weather brings wave of drownings

Sweden wins first gold medals in Beijing

Sweden wins first gold medals in Beijing

Alshammar sets new swimming world record

Alshammar sets new swimming world record

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Flasher suspect claims public masturbation was ‘groin massage’

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Swedish supermarket ends sales of ‘sexy’ child bra

Alshammar’s new world record stripped

Alshammar’s new world record stripped

Swimsuit rules ‘sexist’: Swedish swimmer

Swimsuit rules ‘sexist’: Swedish swimmer

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Group rules against Swedish swimmer on ‘sexist’ swimsuit ban

EU gives failing grade to eight Swedish beaches

EU gives failing grade to eight Swedish beaches

Sjöström swims to title in world record time

Sjöström swims to title in world record time

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Boy, 5, rescues drowning dad

Peeing in indoor pools increases asthma risk: Swedish study

Peeing in indoor pools increases asthma risk: Swedish study

Swedish swimmer sets double world records

Swedish swimmer sets double world records

Swedish swimmers shine while Phelps disappoints in Stockholm

Swedish swimmers shine while Phelps disappoints in Stockholm

Alshammar breaks her own world record

Alshammar breaks her own world record

Alshammar misses out despite world record

Alshammar misses out despite world record

Police arrest Stockholm swimming pool squatters

Police arrest Stockholm swimming pool squatters

Drownings most frequent in July

Drownings most frequent in July

Swedish waters cleaner than normal

Swedish waters cleaner than normal

Sjöström claims European gold medal

Sjöström claims European gold medal

Swedish boxer wins women’s world title

Swedish boxer wins women’s world title

Sweden’s Alshammar takes World Cup crown

Sweden’s Alshammar takes World Cup crown

‘Some middle-aged men choose a Harley, I chose a nose clip’

‘Some middle-aged men choose a Harley, I chose a nose clip’

Sweden’s Alshammar settles for silver

Sweden’s Alshammar settles for silver

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Woman ‘scalped’ at Swedish swimming pool

One in six Swedish children can’t swim

One in six Swedish children can’t swim

Sweden’s Alshammar swims home new gold

Sweden’s Alshammar swims home new gold

Handicapped Swede sets Alcatraz swim record

Handicapped Swede sets Alcatraz swim record

Swim class reported: kids still can’t swim

Swim class reported: kids still can’t swim

Sweden’s Alshammar faces fitness fight

Sweden’s Alshammar faces fitness fight

‘I will race on Friday’: Alshammar

‘I will race on Friday’: Alshammar

Women banned from public shower shaving

Women banned from public shower shaving

New Year’s Day bathers brave the Baltic

New Year’s Day bathers brave the Baltic

Burkinis to help Muslim Swedes take the plunge

Burkinis to help Muslim Swedes take the plunge

Stockholm bather hit by speeding water scooter

Stockholm bather hit by speeding water scooter

Bacteria leaves Malmö awash with bathing bans

Bacteria leaves Malmö awash with bathing bans

Swedish teen takes home butterfly gold

Swedish teen takes home butterfly gold