It was a big scare – Anita Alvarez rescued by coach after fainting in pool

American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez was “not breathing” when she was rescued from the bottom of the pool after fainting at the World Aquatics Championships. The 25-year-old lost consciousness after completing her solo free final routine in Budapest on Wednesday. Alvarez’s coach Andrea Fuentes responded to the drama by diving in fully clothed to pull … Read more

U.S. Swimmer Anita Alvarez Blacks Out Underwater At World Championships, Saved By Coach

U.S. artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez fainted underwater Wednesday at the 2022 FINA World Championships in Budapest and was rescued by her coach. (See the images below.) Alvarez was performing her routine in the solo free final when she lost consciousness and sank to the bottom of the pool, . U.S. coach Andrea Fuentes told the … Read more