Coach dives into pool to rescue American swimmer Anita Alvarez

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(CNN)American swimmer Anita Alvarez was rescued from the bottommost of the excavation by her manager astatine the FINA World Aquatic Championships successful Budapest, Hungary, aft she mislaid consciousness, according to Reuters.

Coach Andrea Fuentes jumped into the excavation aft she saw the 25-year-old creator swimmer descend to the bottommost astatine the extremity of her regular successful the women's solo escaped lawsuit connected Wednesday.

Fuentes, a four-time Olympic medalist successful synchronized swimming, lifted Alvarez to the aboveground earlier helping bring her to the borderline of the pool.

    Alvarez, who competed astatine the 2016 and 2020 Olympics, received aesculapian attraction beside the pool, Reuters reported, and was subsequently carried disconnected successful a stretcher.

      It was the 2nd clip Fuentes has had to rescue Alvarez, according to Reuters, aft she leapt into the excavation during an Olympic qualification lawsuit past twelvemonth and pulled her to safety, on with the American's aquatics spouse Lindi Schroeder.

      Alvarez is recovered from the bottommost  of the pool.

      Speaking to Spanish broadcaster Cadena COPE successful a radio interview, Fuentes said the lifeguards didn't respond rapidly capable connected Wednesday, which is wherefore she jumped in.

      She said: "When a swimmer finishes their routine, the archetypal happening they privation to bash is respire and truthful I saw that alternatively of going up, she was going down and I told myself, 'Something is going on,' and I called for the lifeguards, like, 'Go into the pool, can't you spot she's going down successful the water?'

        "And they weren't reacting, truthful aft a mates of seconds, I went successful arsenic accelerated arsenic I could.

        "I don't deliberation I've swum arsenic accelerated ever before, adjacent erstwhile I got Olympic medals and well, successful the end, I was capable to get her up and she wasn't breathing ... In the end, everything came retired OK."

        Alvarez is brought to the aboveground  of the pool.

        The International Swimming Federation (FINA) -- the sport's governing assemblage -- did not instantly respond to CNN's petition for a remark connected the velocity of the rescue.

        But successful a connection to CNN connected Thursday, FINA said it had been successful interaction with Alvarez, her squad and aesculapian unit pursuing what it described arsenic a "medical emergency."

        "Ms. Alvarez was instantly treated by a aesculapian squad successful the venue and is successful bully health," the connection read.

        In a connection connected the US Artistic Swimming Instagram page, Fuentes said Alvarez would remainder connected Thursday and consult her doc to spot if she would beryllium acceptable to vie successful the aquatics escaped squad finals, which are scheduled to instrumentality spot Friday, according to FINA.

        Alvarez pictured competing during the solo escaped  last  event.

        "Anita is good -- the doctors checked each vitals and everything is normal: bosom rate, oxygen, sweetener levels, humor pressure, etc ... each is okay," Fuentes said successful the statement.

        "We sometimes hide that this happens successful different high-endurance sports. Marathon, cycling, transverse state ... we each person seen images wherever immoderate athletes don't marque it to the decorativeness enactment and others assistance them to get there," Fuentes added.

        "Our athletics is nary antithetic than others, conscionable successful a pool, we propulsion done limits and sometimes we find them. Anita feels bully present and the doctors besides accidental she is okay."

          Alvarez -- USA's 2021 Artistic Swimming Athlete of the Year -- finished seventh. Japan's Yukiko Inui claimed gold, portion Ukrainian Marta Fiedina and Evangelia Platanioti of Greece came 2nd and 3rd respectively.

          Born successful Kenmore, NY, Alvarez competed astatine the 2012 US Olympic trials, aged 14. Four years later, she made the team, finishing ninth successful the duet astatine Rio 2016. She was 13th successful the aforesaid lawsuit astatine Tokyo 2020.

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