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Hundreds of swimmers brave freezing temperatures for nude solstice swim

Hundreds of swimmers braved near freezing temperatures as they took part in a naked plunge in an Australia river.

Almost a thousand swimmers participated in Hobart's nude swim to mark the southern hemisphere's winter solstice.

The freezing dip took place in the River Derwent in Tasmania.

Some swimmers said their feet would 'never feel the same again' after the chill.

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