Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by coded-1, Oct 27, 2010.
Wht a sad thing....
If u are current on swimming then u might have heard off
Welk american fran crippen one of open water swimmings ,top starts,
Well the swimmer died on saturday after losing consciousness during a 10k race in Fujairah, united Arab Emirates
Crippen who is 26,a 2009 world championship bronze medal list
He waz the first swimmer to die in any FINA sanctioned competition,
The world bodys president julio maglione.
The swimmer was found unconcious two hours after failing to finish the last leg of the 10km open water swim event in the united arab emirates
After other swimmers had been treated 4 heat exhaustion,the temperatures of the water were above 28 degrees celcius
Three other swimmers,one male and two female swimmers,were take to hospital and treated 4 heat exhaustion from the same competetion
The alarm waz raised by crippen\'s team mate alex meyer
He realised crippen hadn,t finished .hiz body waz found near the final turn bouy of the competition
Maglione said it waz only speculation that the swimmer may nnt have felt very well b4 hand nd all aspectz of the event would be investigated.
It said that FINA\' technical commitue waz onground.
Mehn d swimming atlecthic world haz lost a star that iz probably ireplaceable.
try putting all these under one post...next time...its kinda boring reading all these like this.