World Swimming Championships 2022: Anita Álvarez fainted, drowned, star banned by FINA

The swimmer who fainted and needed to be rescued at the world championships has received some bad news. A war of words has broken out at the world swimming championships after artistic swimmer Anita Álvarez was kicked out of the competition. The 25-year-old was dramatically pulled from the bottom of a swimming pool in Budapest … Read more

US Coach Performs Dramatic Rescue of Artistic Swimmer at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Andrea Fuentes averted a tragedy at the world swimming championships with her quick reaction. The US coach knew something was wrong when she saw artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez sink motionless to the bottom of the pool during a solo free routine on Wednesday. Fuentes, fully clothed, dove in. She swam over to … Read more