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  • The forth swimmer seems to be a female, the swim cap number 58 has been seen which would be Charisa Wernick from the US. #IMKalmar
  • The leaders have another 1,800 km to swim. #IMKalmar
  • Right now there are strong headwinds on the swim course - but as soon as athletes have passed the turn the winds will be on their side.
  • About 20 people have dropped out of the race already. It really seems to be very rough out there! #IMKalmar
  • 2157 athletes are in the race. They all fight against the strong winds and partly drift off the swim course. #IMKalmar
  • Patrik Nilsson and Karl-Johan Danielsson are in the lead. Another 400m meters to swim for them. #IMKalmar
  • The Kalmar sign is passed by all participants at #IMKalmar

  • The first 400 meters seem to be the roughtest one on the swim course. As soon as the swimmers are further out the sea gets calmer in Kalmar.
  • The leaders have just passed the bridge that marks the entrance on the final part of the swim course. #IMKalmar
  • Karl-Johan Danielsson is first out of the water in 52:08. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Second follows Patrik Nilsson in 52:11. #IMKAlmar #IMSweden
  • Choppy waters #IMKAlmar #IMSweden

  • Third out of the water is Allan Olesen (DEN) in 56:01. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Who wants to be in there? #IMKalmar #IMSweden

  • The first female out of the water is Mette Moe from Norway in 56:02. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Top 10 male on the bike #IMKalmar #IMSweden:
    1 Danielsson, Karl-Johan (SWE) +00:00 00:53:22
    2 Nilsson, Patrik (SWE) +00:07 00:53:29
    3 Wolffram, Torbjörn (SWE) +01:28 00:54:50
    4 Kristoffersson, Pär (SWE) +02:02 00:55:24
    5 Magnusson, André (SWE) +02:30 00:55:52
    6 Tejero, Sergio (ESP) +02:38 00:56:00
    7 Olesen, Allan (DEN) +04:07 00:57:29
    8 Fagrell, Niclas (SWE) +04:27 00:57:49
    9 Näsvik, David (SWE) +07:11 01:00:33
    10 Hemet, Nicolas (FRA) +08:04 01:01:26
  • Top 5 women on the bike course #IMKalmar #IMSweden:
    1 Moe, Mette (NOR) +00:00 00:57:37
    2 Moore, Debbie (GBR) +03:31 01:01:08
    3 Stienen, Astrid (GER) +05:26 01:03:03
    4 Graaf, Emma (SWE) +06:02 01:03:39
    5 Csomor, Erika (HUN) +06:05 01:03:42
  • The leaders are on the bridge to Öland - the island where most of the bike is being ridden. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Nilsson and Danielsson are driving shoulder on shoulder. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Because of the rough waves swimmers partly don't even see where they are swimming to. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Nilsson is in the lead now and he just arrived in Färjestaden on Öland which marks the 12k. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • There is a gap of 20 meters between Nilsson and Danielsson now. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • The 7 km long bridge to Öland marks the highest point of the very flat bike course. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • 122km are being ridden on Öland. Another 58 km have to be completed in the Northern parts of Kalmar. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • The last swimmer has now reached approx the half of the swim course. Keep her cheering, fans!! #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • The first part of the bike course on Öland #IMKalmar #IMSweden

  • The top 10 women out on the bike course at #IMKalmar #IMSweden:
    1 Moe, Mette (NOR) +00:00 00:57:37
    2 Moore, Debbie (GBR) +03:31 01:01:08
    3 Gadd, Viktoria (SWE) +04:48 01:02:25
    4 Stienen, Astrid (GER) +05:26 01:03:03
    5 Åhlund, Jessica (SWE) +06:00 01:03:37
    6 Graaf, Emma (SWE) +06:02 01:03:39
    7 Csomor, Erika (HUN) +06:05 01:03:42
    8 Igelström, Emma (SWE) +06:44 01:04:21
    9 Åström, Malin (SWE) +06:45 01:04:22
    10 Baljeu Djurback, Karin (SWE) +07:35 01:05:12
  • There is a 5 minutes gap between the two leaders and the rest of the field. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • The top 5 have just passed km 13 #IMKalmar #IMSweden:
    1 Nilsson, Patrik (SWE) +00:00 01:15:58
    2 Danielsson, Karl-Johan (SWE) +00:01 01:15:59
    3 Olesen, Allan (DEN) +05:24 01:21:22
    4 Näsvik, David (SWE) +07:57 01:23:55
    5 Hemet, Nicolas (FRA) +09:07 01:25:05
  • Mette Moe also has just reached the 13km mark in Färjestaden in 1:23:55 #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Danielsson took the lead now and a gap of 30 meters emerged between him and Nilsson. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Top 5 women at km 13 #IMKalmar #IMSweden:
    1 Moe, Mette (NOR) +00:00 01:23:55
    2 Stienen, Astrid (GER) +03:46 01:27:41
    3 Moore, Debbie (GBR) +04:36 01:28:31
    4 Csomor, Erika (HUN) +07:03 01:30:58
    5 Graaf, Emma (SWE) +08:40 01:32:35
  • Farewell kiss (c)FinisherPix.com

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  • Pre start atmosphere (c)FinisherPix.com

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  • Rolling start (c)FinisherPix.com

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  • Thanks to FinisherPix.com for some nice pre start impressions. #finisherpix
  • Find all personal race photos on www.finisherpix.com 24-48 hours after the race. #finisherpix #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Danielsson speeded up to 45km/h - being chased by Nilsson. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Mette Moe is still in the lead. After being 4th at IM Mallorca last years the Norwegian aims for a podium place now. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • There is a gap of 7:30 between the two leaders and the rest of the chasing field. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
  • Allan Olesen from Denmark is still on 3rd place - but there is this huge gap of 7 minutes between him and te first 2. #IMKalmar #IMSweden
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