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One in three Finns cannot swim -
2014-08-05 09:39:09 GMT
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"In a country of a hundred thousand lakes, it may surprise you to find out that 32 percent of Finnish adults cannot swim. But one swimming instructor tells Yle that despite the shame some grown-ups feel about taking swimming lessons, almost every person to take the plunge soon takes to it like a duck in water."
"The Finnish Swimming Teaching and Lifesaving Federation defines the ability to swim as being able to swim 200 metres after hitting the water, of which 50 metres are covered by swimming the back crawl. " -- do _you_ swim?
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