Swimmer Anita Alvarez Gets Saved By Coach After Fainting In The Pool At World Championships

U.S. Swimmer Anita Alvarez was rescued by her coach on Wednesday after fainting in the pool at the FINA World Aquatic Championships in Hungary. The 25-year-old had just completed her performance in the women’s solo free routine competition when she started to sink. In harrowing images from the moment, her coach, Andrea Fuentes, can be seen jumping into the water fully clothed to save her. “Anita is okay – the doctors checked all vitals and everything is normal,” Andrea said in a statement.