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International swimming competition in Lipno

The best Czech long-distance swimmers compared their strength in Dolní Vltavice.

The 15th International Swimming Competition took place in Dolní Vltavice on the weekend of 27 and 28 July.
The race was open to all ages, from the youngest pupils to swimming veterans for both registered and unregistered athletes.

The event was organized by the Český Krumlov and Lipno water rescuers together with the Černá v Pošumaví municipality and the Pro-Sport ČK company. The distances varied from 500 meters to 10 kilometers.

As part of Saturday's accompanying program, visitors could try out a seakayak, paddleboard, or first aid, or observe demonstrations of young water rescuers and rescue dogs training.

The best competitors were Matěj Kozubek, who was awarded the Cup of the Mayor of Černá v Pošumaví, and Pavlína Soukupová, who was awarded the Cup of the Lipno Water Rescuer. The times of the winners were calculated as the sum of times for 5 and 10 kilometers.