Anita Alvarez, a USA artistic swimmer, is says she is "okay and health" after she fainted while competing at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
"It all happened really fast," said Team USA artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez, who was dramatically rescued by her coach, Andrea Fuentes.
Alvarez is awaiting official word to see if she’s been cleared to compete in Friday’s women’s team free final.
As U.S. artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez performed at the world championships, her coach noticed something was wrong: Alvarez was at the bottom of the pool.
American swimmer Anita Alvarez was rescued from the bottom of the pool by her coach at the FINA World Aquatic Championships in Budapest, Hungary, after she lost consciousness, according to Reuters.
Anita Alvarez, an American artistic swimmer, lost consciousness while performing her solo routine in Budapest. She was “fine” afterward, her coach said.
Team USA coach Andrea Fuentes leapt into the pool to rescue artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez, a two-time Olympian. “Anita is okay,” she said of Alvarez following the incident.
American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez was in danger of drowning after losing consciousness in the pool at the world championships in Budapest on Wednesday before being rescued by her coach...