Budapest 2022: Anita Alvarez has a sickness in the water, saved by a coach



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Budapest 2022: Anita Alvarez has a sickness in the water, saved by a coach

25-year-old American Anita Alvarez, participant in the Budapest 2022 World Swimming Championships in figure swimming, passed out in the water at the end of her synchronized swimming exercise and went to the bottom of the pool for about ten seconds.

Moments of great fear during the final of the synchronized swimming free single, at the World Swimming Championships in progress in Budapest. Her trainer immediately dived to bring her to safety, together with a security officer, and then took her to the health workers present at the poolside, who gave her the first treatments.

From the first information that leaked, Anita would have passed out from the heat and stress, but she is now fine.

What happened

In the final stages of the synchronized swimming exercise, the young American star fell ill, completely fainting and risking drowning, ending up at the bottom of the pool for over ten seconds.

Alvarez's coach immediately understood the gravity of the situation and dived to rescue her swimmer, effectively saving her from drowning. Great fear in the stands. Then, once she was taken to the poolside, the young woman was rescued by the health workers present by the pool, before being taken to the changing rooms.

The doctors and paramedics, at that point intervened, transported Alvarez to the infirmary, where she was declared out of danger. After the fright, the athlete managed to return to the pool area to reassure her health conditions.

After the treatment of the case, Alvarez was declared out of danger, and returned to the poolside together with her coach and her companions, reassuring everyone.

Budapest Swimming World Championships 2022 Medal Table

The World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, will take place from June 17 to July 3.

The pool races will be held at the Szechy Pool, the 50-meter pool inside Margaret Island. Below the Updated Medale Table: Rank - Team - Gold - Silver - Bronze - Total 1 USA 11 6 9 26
2 Italy 4 1 3 8
3 China 3 0 4 7
4 Australia 2 5 1 8
5 Japan 2 3 2 7
5 Canada 2 3 2 7
7 France 2 3 1 6
8 Romania 2 0 0 2
9 Ukraine 1 3 1 5
10 Hungary 1 0 0 1
11 Germany 0 3 0 3
12 Brazil 0 1 1 2
12 Netherlands 0 1 1 2
14 South Korea 0 1 0 1
15 Greece 0 0 2 1
16 Austria 0 0 1 1
16 Great Britain 0 0 1 1
16 Lithuania 0 0 1 1