US swimmer rescued from drowning by her coach in artistic swimming event

Anita Alvarez was not breathing after her performance in the free solo artistic swimming final at the Budapest Worlds on Wednesday June 22. As the young woman sank to the bottom of the water, her trainer jumped into the water to rescue her, after trying to warn the rescuers, in vain. “We were very scared. … Read more

Swimmer surrounded by 50 sharks while training for solidarity race

UA British swimmer claims that he was surrounded by around 50 sharks in July in Dorset, UK, while training for a solidarity race that will conclude at the end of August and that involves swimming for 24 hours around the island. of Wight. Oly Rush, 36, told the Daily Mail that the meeting took place … Read more

swimmer Maxime Grousset, first participation in the Games and first sensation

Maxime Grousset before the 100m freestyle, July 29, in Tokyo. ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP Like what, Maxime Grousset was right to philosophize. “Every day is a new day, we must move forward”, he said, Tuesday July 27, after a laborious race. Two days later, the Frenchman went ahead. And very quickly. At 22, for his … Read more

Equatorial Guinean Eric Moussambani, the swimmer who wanted to master the pools

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Eric Moussambani of Equatorial Guinea in the 100-meter freestyle on September 19, 2000 at the Olympic Games … Read more

swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui, 18, world surprise and Tunisian pride

Ahmed Hafnaoui after his surprise 400m success, Sunday July 25, in Tokyo. ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP Wait, the head of mission of the Tunisian delegation has a call: ” mom ” Ahmed Ayoub Hafnaoui, he explains. It is around noon in Japan, and 4 a.m. in Tunisia, Sunday July 25. The family already knows. The … Read more