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Unconscious Polish swimmer rescued from race

Published:Thursday | August 14, 2014 | 9:00 AM

Polish swimmer Natalia Charlos had to be rescued from the water after losing consciousness in the women's 10k race at the European Swimming Championships.

Charlos, who lives and trains in Germany, was pulled ashore on the opening day in Berlin after officials and spectators alerted the lifeguard.

The 21-year-old was treated at the scene and Germany team doctor Alexander Beck said she was recovering well.

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