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‘No one was diving in’: Hero Olympic coach criticises lifeguards as she dives in to save own swimmer | NEWSRUX

The heroic Olympic coach who dived right into a pool absolutely dressed to avoid wasting a Crew USA Inventive swimmer who fell unconscious within the water has criticised the lifeguards who failed to answer the harrowing incident.

Andrea Fuentes, coach to two-time Olympian Anita Alvarez, advised Spanish newspaper Marca that she leaped into motion to tug the 25-year-old to the floor as a result of nobody else was.

“I noticed that nobody, no lifeguard, was diving in,” she stated.

“I acquired a bit of scared as a result of she wasn’t respiration, however now she’s advantageous.”

The dramatic rescue unfolded when Ms Alvarez was collaborating on the planet aquatics championships in Budapest on Wednesday evening.

Throughout her routine for the solo free last occasion, the athlete appeared to faint within the water, with distressing photos capturing her limp physique sinking to the underside of the pool.

Ms Fuentes, Crew USA’s head coach and a four-time Olympic synchronised swimming medalist for Spain, dived in absolutely garments in a t-shirt and shorts and swam to Ms Alvarez.

Images captured the coach dragging her to the water’s floor the place an unidentified man helped to hold her to the sting of the pool.

Ms Alvarez was nonetheless unconscious as she was positioned on a stretcher and rushed to the pool’s medical centre, as panicked teammates and spectators regarded on.

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