The Swim Course 2013
The starting point for the first discipline is at the breakwater outside Elevatorkajen - close to the center of Kalmar. The start is in the water. The swimming will be in Kalmar strait, a part of the Baltic Sea. The water is brackish and the temperature is normally 19-20 degrees Celcius. The athletes will swim 3.8 km on a two loop course and it ends in the channel under the Ängöbridge. Along the channel the spectators can cheer and follow the athletes up until to the swim finish.
You can download the map in pdf here.