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Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

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American creative swimmer, Anita Alvarez was in peril of drowning after dropping consciousness within the pool on the world championships in Budapest on Wednesday, June 22, and needed to be rescued by her coach Andrea Fuentes.

 

 Fuentes, who’s a four-time Olympic medallist in synchronised swimming, jumped into the pool after she noticed Alvarez sink to the underside on the finish of her solo free closing routine.

 

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

 

She was given medical consideration beside the pool earlier than being taken away on a stretcher.

 

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

 

It was the second time Fuentes has needed to rescue Alvarez after she leapt into the pool throughout an Olympic qualification occasion final 12 months and pulled her to security together with the American’s swim companion Lindi Schroeder.

 

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

 

“Anita is significantly better, she is already at her finest. It was a very good scare, to be trustworthy,” Fuentes instructed Spanish newspaper Marca on Wednesday.

 

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

 

“I jumped into the water once more as a result of I noticed that nobody, no lifeguard, was leaping in. I bought somewhat scared as a result of she wasn’t respiration, however now she’s tremendous. She has to relaxation.”

 

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

 

In an announcement on the U.S. Creative Swimming Instagram web page, Fuentes mentioned 25-year-old Alvarez can be assessed by docs on Thursday earlier than a call was made on her participation in Friday’s crew occasion.

 

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

Coach dives into pool to save US athlete Anita Alvarez after she fainted during World Championships (photos)

 

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