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Sync or swim: Stockholm men push boundaries with synchronised swimming

Photos: AFP

Published: 19.May.2019 12:10 hrs

Balding, paunchy and unshaven, this group of Stockholm friends in their 40s are making waves: they're pioneers of men's team synchronised swimming, challenging stereotypes one aquatic pirouette at a time.

On a recent May evening, these 18 amateur swimmers ran through their formations and underwater acrobatics under the watchful eye of their coach Claudia Arasa (pictured below).

They're tweaking their choreography before heading off to Ibiza, where they will compete in the Men's Cup on May 24-26.

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