Stevnerapport: Bergen Svim Festival

During the previous weekend our club has participated on one of the most famous swimming competitions in Norway, Bergen Swim Festival 2016. The competition was held from 27-29.May in Bergens’ famous swim hall – AdO Arena.This year, the competition has gathered 611 swimmers in male and female category, from 87 clubs and 11 countries all around the world.

Some of the greatest swimmers have promoted the competition this year such us multiple world champion and world record holder Katinka Hosszú from Hungary, Olympic bronze medalist Kosuke Hagino and Natsumi Hoshi who is current world champion on 200m fly (both from Japan).

Our club had amazing weekend behind, where our swimmers set many personal best results and some of them get qualifications for summer jrNM.

Vestbyen IL Svømming took a part in BSF 2016 with 10 swimmers (5 girls & 5 boys) who have shown high level of seriousness and professionalism during the competition days. That resulted our swimmers achieve very good results and swim fantastic.

The results which our swimmers achieved in single races brought Jonas Roseth NM qualifications for the upcoming nationals in summer.

Here is the entire list of Vestbyen’s swimmers who participated in Bergen:

Sigrid Steen
Tomine H. Fjorden
Tom Erik Bekkavik
Maximilian W. Aune
Iver Ørbog
Jonas Roseth
Helle K. Larsen
Patricia Lysvoll
Marcus Olderø
Margrethe Kvelstad


Darijan Milojkovic

Congratulations for all achieved results and for presenting our club on best possible manner!