Swedish synchronised swimmers say 'Don't drink and dive'

Swedish diving team urge citizens not to drink and dive.

Swedish diving team urge citizens not to drink and dive. Image by XPeria2Day / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Swedish synchronised swimming team have teamed up with the Swedish Life Saving Society to highlight the dangers of swimming while drunk. Last year 137 Swedes died by drowning, and over half had alcohol in their system. The campaign sees the team trying (and failing) to re-enact one of their winning routines while drunk, and has been launched ahead of Friday's Midsummer celebrations, when it's traditional to drink snaps and take a dip under the midnight sun. Read more: thelocal.se

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