Courtesy of Peter Schultz, Kryds Isefjorden, Rørvig Åbentvandsfestival, Denmark.

77 out of 97 people completed Kryds Isefjorden (Isefjord Crossing), known as Denmark toughest open water competition.

The event was held on a day where the weather gods pulled the brake.” reported organizer Peter Schultz of Nextchallenge.dk. “The conditions were really tough with strong head current and waves of up to 1 meter. Last year’s male competition was won in 1 hour 32 minutes. In comparison, this year’s winner, Casper Nordahl-Meyer, completed the course in 1 hours 55 minutes.

Johanne Bak, the top female, took 2 hours 25 minutes.”

Kryds Isefjorden is a 6 km crossing of of the largest fjord of the island of Sealand, the island of Copenhagen. It is part of the Rørvig Åbentvandsfestival and also includes a 150m kid’s swim and 1.5 course.

Top 25 Results:
1 Casper Nordahl-Meyer 1:55:23 [shown above]
2 Anders Thomsen 2:01:00
3 Torben Ottosen 2:21:03
4 Tore Tvarnø Lind 2:25:53
5 Johanne Bak 2:25:58 [first woman, shown above]
6 Mette Friis-Olsen 2:26:52
7 Martin Solgaard Andersen 2:27:36
8 Erik Brandsma 2:28:30
9 Torben Persson 2:28:36
10 Frank Christoffer Nielsen 2:33:44
11 Poul Diemer-Harild 2:42:18
12 Jonas Nielsen 2:44:01
13 Niels Damkær 2:45:23
14 Brian Krogh 2:47:03
15 Ole Bisleth 2:47:29
16 Palle Schwanenflügel 2:49:18
17 Kate Worsley 2:49:51
18 Peter Conrad Holgersen 2:52:56
19 Flemming Olsen 2:53:25
20 Martin N. Andersen 2:55:04
21 Gustav Sørensen 2:55:34
22 Åge Møller 2:55:54
23 Henrik Schilling 3:02:34
24 Stefan Eydal Kristjansson 3:03:09
25 Nadja Joy 3:03:44

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