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Norwegian 10km Swim!

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On Saturday 11th July, Hilary took part in a 10km swim from Horton to Moss in Norway. We are extremely proud that she took 3rd place in the women’s category! Well done Hilary! Here’s her report:

It’s the second year they have done an organised swim from Horten to Moss; last year they had 23 people and this year 66.

Only 11 women entered and 7 completed the swim. One of my oldest friends, Janina, won the women’s category  (without a wet suit) and I finished third in a time of 3hours 16min.

The swim kicked off at 7.30am and the water temp was 18c to 19c. The swim itself is a mixture of a 5.5km crossing and a 4.5km coastal swim.

We even made the local paper http://www.gjengangeren.no/sport/rekordmange-svommere-krysset-fjorden/s/5-60-23556

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