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'''Simon Westlund''' is a [[Sweden | Swedish]] [[cuber | speedcuber]]. He set the World Record for Megaminx three times in 2011, twice for single and once for average, and currently still holds these records. Westlund has the Swedish National Record for almost every event he has participated in.
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'''Simon Westlund''' is a Swedish [[cuber|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). As of March 2018, Westlund holds 9 Swedish national records.
  
 
== Talang ==
 
== Talang ==
In 2011, Simon was the winner of the Swedish television show Talang (Sweden'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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In 2011, Simon was the winner of the Swedish television show ''Talang'' (Swedish version of ''Got Talent''). As the winner, Simon was given 55,000 Euros ($80,000), the most money any cuber has ever won from cubing.
  
== External Links ==
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== Achievements ==
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=== Title ===
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{{S-ach| ach=World Titles}}
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{{S-title-bef| before=[[Bálint Bodor]] | year=2009 }}
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{{S-title| title=Megaminx World Champion | year=2011,2013 }}
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{{S-title-aft| after=[[Oscar Roth Andersen]] | year=2015 }}
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{{S-ach| ach=Continental Titles}}
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{{S-title-bef| before=[[Bálint Bodor]] | year=2010 }}
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{{S-title| title=Megaminx European Champion | year=2012 }}
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{{S-title-aft| after=[[Louis Cormier]] | year=2014 }}
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== See also ==
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* [[List of World Records/Megaminx]]
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== External links ==
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* [http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Westlund Wikipedia article on Simon Westlund (in Swedish)]
 
* Speedsolving.com: [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/showthread.php?28556-Simon-on-Swedish-national-TV Simon on Swedish national TV]
 
* Speedsolving.com: [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/showthread.php?28556-Simon-on-Swedish-national-TV Simon on Swedish national TV]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talang_(TV_show) Wikipedia article on Talang]
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* [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/showthread.php?34260-39.43-Megaminx-Solve-by-Simon-Westlund 39.43 Megaminx Solve by Simon Westlund]
  
[[Category:Notable Megaminx Solvers|Westlund, Simon]]
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Latest revision as of 18:18, 13 March 2018

Simon Westlund
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Simon Westlund
Background Information
Alias(es):
Country: Sweden
Born: 29 July 1994 (age 26)
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). As of March 2018, Westlund holds 9 Swedish national records.

Talang

In 2011, Simon was the winner of the Swedish television show Talang (Swedish version of 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
Bálint Bodor
2009
Megaminx World Champion
2011,2013
Succeeded by
Oscar Roth Andersen
2015
Continental Titles
Preceded by
Bálint Bodor
2010
Megaminx European Champion
2012
Succeeded by
Louis Cormier
2014

See also

External links