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OCTOBER 14th, 2020

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The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series returns to Cannes on October 17 & 18, 2020 

ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Cannes 2020

After the great success of ÖTILLÖ Cannes in 2018 and 2019 the Swimrun World Series returns for a third edition. This time it will be very different, following a strict Covid-19 protocol.

on October 17 & 18 the city of Cannes in the South of France will act as stage for this showdown where the racers will be both experiencing wild nature and the beauty of this city. It is almost as a high- speed sightseeing trip. For some it is for the adventure, for some it is for the experience, for some it is to race hard and for some it is to qualify to ÖTILLÖ, The Swimrun World Championship 2021..

ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Cannes is the most prestigeous race in France with many of the best french racers, also being some of the best in the world who will be racing in the World Series race on Sunday.

The race weekend will have close to 400 racers where the majority are from France. Some racers have travelled from Sweden and a few other countries too. The usual turnout of racers from around 20 nations is not possible this year.

For more information: www.otilloswimrun.com

ABOUT ÖTILLÖ AND SWIMRUN

Swimrun is the new endurance sport that is growing with leaps and bounds all over the world. The racers run and swim along a pre-marked course in nature.

ÖTILLÖ started in 2006. It is the most well-known brand and also the origin of the sport.

ÖTILLÖ, The Swimrun World Championship  (ÖTILLÖ means ”island to island” in Swedish) is the original swimrun race that was first held in 2006 and renowned as one of the toughest one-day races in the world.

ÖTILLÖ SWIMRUN WORLD SERIES 2020 

The Sunday race at ÖTILLÖ Cannes is part of the « ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series » and is a qualifier for « ÖTILLÖ, The Swimrun World Championship » in the Stockholm archipelago. Six teams qualify at each World Series event.

ÖTILLÖ, THE SWIMRUN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP   

15th edition on the 6th of September 2021.

75 km on and between 25 islands in the Stockholm archipelago.

Renowned as one of the toughest one-day races in the world (CNN 2012).

https://otilloswimrun.com/race/otillo-swimrun-world-championship/ 

FREE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS FOR MEDIA

Here are some images and videos from ÖTILLÖ Cannes 2019: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/eub2ziiwwxs9vzq/AAB5IJywZEyWhKgTFMq1C49ba?dl=0 

Here is a ”teaser” video of the Sunday race course: https://www.dropbox.com/s/7moctifeohl8pld/%C3%96TILL%C3%96%20Cannes%202020%20teaser_14s_with%20sound.mp4?dl=0 

On October 18th at 17:00 we will provide images with free usage rights for media here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/g82ojqubaiwzi18/AABrvIypJUVEgHmU8zqgR8Cda?dl=0

On October 18th at 17:00 we will provide NEWS CUTS FOR TV with free usage rights for media here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vrtl8r41yjffbjh/AAALiGQSyqkJ2oYt-vI_llQBa?dl=0

On October 26th we will provide the OFFICIAL VIDEO from ÖTILLÖ Cannes 2020 here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9yrrl8wuwiofhbt/AAATYKQcXNQl3nM3fCUJwOTLa?dl=0

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