US swimmer’s coach saves her after she fainted in the water during World Championships

A professional US synchronised swimmer fainted mid-routine at the World Championships and had to be rescued by her coach after sinking to the bottom of the pool.

Anita Alvarez, 25, lost consciousness as she competed in the final of the women’s solo free event in Budapest on Wednesday.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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