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2 SEPTEMBER 2019 PRESS RELEASE It was a hard fought race when 320 athletes from 25 nations pushed each other to an incredible pace at the 14th edition of ÖTILLÖ, the Swimrun World Championship. Pontus Lindberg and George Bjälkemo of Sweden managed to pull away from...
JULY 7TH, 2019 RESULTS PRESS RELEASE NEW WINNERS IN THE MOUNTAINS The fourth ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series race of the season and the last qualifier before the World Championship in September became a fascinating race. This sixth edition of ÖTILLÖ Engadin saw...
JULY 3rd, 2019 The Race Weekend The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series continues with the race that launched the whole international expansion of the Swimrun movement in 2014. ÖTILLÖ Engadin had the purpose to give the Swimrun movement an international plattform and now with...
June 20, 2019 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series adds a warm water race to the 2019 calendar Throughout history this beautiful island has set the stage for many cultures. The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series will end the season and host the 2019 finals on Malta on November...
June 09, 2019 Continued extremely tight until the last island! The 2019 ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly World Series swimrun race was nerve-wracking until the long swim from St Martins. This fourth edition of this race had the top teams in the mens category dog-fighting all...
JUNE 5TH, 2019 The Race The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series continues in the Isles of Scilly, our UK ÖTILLÖ race and one of our most spectacular locations on the tour. ÖTILLÖ and swimrun has become one of the fastest growing endurance sports in the world. The unique Isles...
MAY 29, 2019 The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series establishes its first race in the USA To launch our 15th season of Swimrun we are very proud and honored to be able to present ÖTILLÖ Catalina. Our first race in America in a very special location to be held on February...
MAY 19, 2019 The second race of the 2019 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series on the beautiful island of Utö in Sweden was a fight to the bitter end. Tough, intense but beautiful. After a perfect week the weather turned sour. A little rain, very still and relatively cold water...
MAY 15TH, 2019 Utö, the birthplace of Swimrun sets the stage for the next stop of the 2019 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series. The stunning island of Utö and its archipelago is where the original bet was made that set the seed to the original ÖTILLÖ race which later set the...
APRIL 7TH, 2019 The 2019 ÖTILLÖ swimrun season kicked off with a very tough race. It ended up being a hard fought battle for the 3rd edition ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series event on the island of Hvar, Croatia. The Mediterranean setting had all the ingredients to make for...
ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship 2018 – Fast Facts
- 13th edition – Monday, September 3rd, 2018
- 75 km running and swimming from dawn till dusk
- 65 km of trail running
- 10 km of open water swimming
- Water temperature between 10 – 15 degrees C
- 26 islands to cross
- 50 ins and outs of the water
- 50 changes between running and swimming
- The swims are between 100 and 1 780 metres long
- The runs are between 70 and 19 700 metres long
- Longest swim 1 780 metres
- Longest run 19,7 km
- 150 registered teams
- Three categories: men, mixed, women
- Teams of two; for safety reasons and for the unique experience
- 20 nationalities
- Course record: 7:58:06 (2017): Jesper Svensson and Daniel Hansson (SWE) Swedish Armed Forces
- Men: Jesper Svensson and Daniel Hansson (SWE) Swedish Armed Forces, 7:58:06
- Mixed: Eva Nyström (SWE) and Adriel Young (AUS), Thule Crew/Trispot.se 9:01:31
- Women: Kristin Larsson (SWE) and Annika Ericsson (SWE), Addnature/Campz 10:03:32
Ranked by CNN as one of the toughest endurance challenges in the world.
Featured in NYT, The Wall Street Journal, Outside Magazine, l’Equipe Magazine, TF1, Die Welt, Suddeutsche Zeitung, the Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and many more