Norwegian swimmer dies after cardiac arrest

Alexander Dale Oen
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Norwegian swimmer Alexander Dale Oen dies at a training camp after suffering a reported cardiac arrest.

World champion Alexander Dale Oen has died at a training camp in Arizona after suffering a reported cardiac arrest.

The 26-year-old was found collapsed on the floor of his bathroom yesterday afternoon.

He was taken to the Flagstaff Medical Centre, where he was pronounced dead. The hospital has yet to give any further details.

Dale Oen had been one of Norway's top medal hopes for the Olympic Games in London later this year.

10.30-12.00

Men's Heat: 200m Freestyle
Men's Heat: 100m Breaststroke
Men's Heat: 400m Individual Medley
Men's Heat: 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay

Women's Heat: Para-Sport 100m Freestyle S8
Women's Heat: 50m Freestyle
Women's Heat: 100m Backstroke

19.00-21.15

Men's Semi-Final: 100m Breaststroke

Men's Final: 200m Freestyle
Men's Final: 100m Backstroke
Men's Final: 50m Butterfly
Men's Final: 400m Individual Medley
Men's Final: 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay

Women's Semi-Final: 50m Freestyle
Women's Semi-Final: 100m Backstroke

Women's Final: Para-Sport 100m Freestyle S8
Women's Final: 50m Breaststroke
Women's Final: 100m Butterfly

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