(Video) The American swimmer reacts for the first time, after the incident where she ended up unconscious at the bottom of the pool


American swimmer Anita Alvarez has broken her silence after she fainted in the pool, forcing her coach to jump in and save her.
She was representing her country at the World Cup in Budapest when the horrific incident happened.

In the middle of her routine, the American swimmer lost consciousness, before her trainer Andrea Fuentes dived to save her life.
Now back in recovery, Alvarez has addressed her fans with a positive update through a post on her Instagram story. She wrote: “Thank you all, I will give a brief update soon. “But in the meantime, know that I’m fine and healthy.”

“I appreciate all the messages and I hope everyone can respect that my team and I have two more days of racing to focus on here in Budapest.”
Alvarez also spoke during an interview with NBC and thanked her coach Fuentes for his heroic reaction.