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== Talang ==
 
== Talang ==
 
In 2011, Simon was the winner of the Swedish television show ''Talang'' (Swedish version of ''America's Got Talent''). As the winner, Simon was given 55,000 Euros ($80,000), the most money any cuber has ever won from cubing.
 
In 2011, Simon was the winner of the Swedish television show ''Talang'' (Swedish version of ''America's Got Talent''). As the winner, Simon was given 55,000 Euros ($80,000), the most money any cuber has ever won from cubing.
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Revision as of 17:34, 19 May 2012

Simon Westlund
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Simon Westlund in !
Background Information
Alias(es):
Country: Sweden
Born: 07/29/1994 (age 17)
Occupation(s): Student
Years Active: 2008-present
WCA ID: 2008WEST02
Claim to Fame: Megaminx world records, world title

Simon Westlund is a Swedish speedcuber. He set the World Record for Megaminx three times in 2011, twice for single (46.81 and 42.28) and once for average, (49.90) and currently still holds these records. Westlund has the Swedish National Record for almost every event he has participated in.

Talang

In 2011, Simon was the winner of the Swedish television show Talang (Swedish version of America's Got Talent). As the winner, Simon was given 55,000 Euros ($80,000), the most money any cuber has ever won from cubing.

Achievements

Title

World Titles
Preceded by
Balint Bodor
2007
Megaminx World Champion
2011
Incumbent


See also

External links