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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Swimming articles  Swimming
    FINA bans Team USA artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez from competition after she fainted in Budapest pool
     25 June 2022
    The world's governing body for water sports prevents Anita Alvarez from competing in the women's team free final after a meeting with medical experts and Team USA officials.
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    New Zealand's Eve Thomas has placed seventh and hit a personal in the final of the women's 800 metres freestyle at the Swimming World Championships in Budapest, with a time of eight minutes and 30 seconds
    25 Jun: New Zealand's Eve Thomas has placed seventh and hit a personal in the final of the women's 800 metres freestyle at the Swimming World Championships in Budapest, with a time of eight minutes and 30 seconds... more
    Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez 'feeling much better' after fainting in the pool during world championship solo competition
    24 Jun: The 25-year-old dual-Olympian has thanked her supporters after a medical emergency in the pool at the FINA World Championships.... more
    Photographer captures dramatic underwater rescue of unconscious swimmer Anita Alvarez
    24 Jun: Team USA swimmer Anita Alvarez lost consciousness during her routine at the 2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest. A photographer captured what followed.... more
    The Loop: Death toll from Afghanistan earthquake rises, more Swimming Championship medals for Australia, Amazon reveals new plans for Alexa
    23 Jun: Feeling out of the loop? We got you.... more
    'Get a grip': Ballon D'Or winner Megan Rapinoe criticises growing exclusion of trans people from sport
    21 Jun: Ballon D'Or winner Megan Rapinoe's comments come as FINA, world swimming's governing body, voted to further restrict trans women's participation in elite competitions.... more
    Cate Campbell uses speech to FINA to back restriction on transgender athletes in women's elite swimming
    20 Jun: Four-time Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell encourages inclusion in swimming while supporting restrictions on transgender athletes during a speech to FINA.... more
    The Loop: World swimming's transgender ban, child protection 'broken' in Australia, and Logies winners
    20 Jun: Here's your quick catch-up for this morning's news.... more
    Lewis Clareburt has been fastest in the Commonwealth in finishing fourth in the 400 metres individual medley final at the world swimming champs in Budapest
    19 Jun: Lewis Clareburt has been fastest in the Commonwealth in finishing fourth in the 400 metres individual medley final at the world swimming champs in Budapest... more
    Aussies dominate on night six of the World Para Swimming Championships in Portugal
    18 Jun: Paralympian Rowan Crothers OAM and Dolphin leader Katja Dedekind made history in Portugal at the World Para Swimming Championships, with four other Aussies claiming medals.... more

     Most Popular Recent Swimming News
     20 Jun: Cate Campbell uses speech to FINA to back restriction on transgender athletes in women's elite swimming +++++++++++
     20 Jun: The Loop: World swimming's transgender ban, child protection 'broken' in Australia, and Logies winners +++++++++
     19 Jun: Lewis Clareburt has been fastest in the Commonwealth in finishing fourth in the 400 metres individual medley final at the world swimming champs in Budapest +++++
     21 Jun: 'Get a grip': Ballon D'Or winner Megan Rapinoe criticises growing exclusion of trans people from sport +++++
     24 Jun: Photographer captures dramatic underwater rescue of unconscious swimmer Anita Alvarez +++++
     23 Jun: The Loop: Death toll from Afghanistan earthquake rises, more Swimming Championship medals for Australia, Amazon reveals new plans for Alexa +++++
     25 Jun: FINA bans Team USA artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez from competition after she fainted in Budapest pool ++++

     Swimming NewsLinks
      26 Jun: Drowning swimmer banned from world championships (NZ Herald)
      24 Jun: Swimming: synchronised swimmer anita alvarez may compete at world championships just days after near-tragedy (NZ Herald)
      21 Jun: Rugby league bans transgender players from women's internationals (RadioNZ)
      21 Jun: Transgender athletes: lord coe hints athletics could follow swimming in banning trans women (BBCWorld)
      21 Jun: Athletics may follow swimming in banning transgender women (RadioNZ)
      20 Jun: Swimming to restrict transgender participation (RadioNZ)
      20 Jun: Swimming's world governing body adopts new transgender policy for athletes ()
      20 Jun: Trans swimmers banned from women's elite events (BBCWorld)
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