Vidmantas Urbonas is planning to reach Gotland tonight

August 20, 2007 at 7:49 pm 1 comment

The logo of the raceAs the Lithuanian Radio reported the sportsman Vidmantas Urbonas has resumed his swim over the Baltic Sea (this time from Latvia) on Sunday, August 19, and is planning to reach the island of Gotland tonight, Monday, August 20.

According to the manager of the race Ugnius Savickas Vidmantas Urbonas has crossed a zone which is already reachable by a Swedish mobile phone network. ‘The weather conditions are acceptable, sportsman’s status is good and stable, the mood is also good.’

He added that the night was rather quiet, and Vidmantas is swimming since 0600, with hourly breaks, and if the weather conditions will allow they should reach Gotland at about 2300 tonight.

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Entry filed under: Baltic States, Latvia, Lithuania, Northern Europe, Sports, Sweden.

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  • 1. Vidmantas Urbonas conquered the Baltic Sea « Lituanica  |  August 22, 2007 at 11:44 pm

    […] August 22, 2007 ‘I have surpassed my plans and instead of 209 km I managed to swim 250 km.  However, psychologically it was more difficult to return to the Sea after the first attempt failed .’ said Vimantas Urbonas , on his way to Lithuania from Gotland. on the 21 of August after successfully completing his swim over the Baltic Sea. […]

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