Coach Dives Into Pool to Save Anita Alvarez at World Championships in Hungary

June 24, 2022

Anita Alvarez was rescued by her coach after passing out underwater. Alvarez, 25, was taking part in the FINA World Championships in Hungary when she suddenly lost consciousness while underwater. Her coach, Andrea Fuentes, realized the crisis and dove in fully clothed to rescue her. Fuentes grasped Alvarez under her arms and lifted her to the surface. The U.S. swimmer was given medical attention on a backboard.