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Swimming: World champ Dale Oen dies in Arizona
Alexander Dale Oen, a world champion swimmer who was one of Norway’s top medal hopes for the London Olympics, has died during a training camp in Flagstaff, Arizona. He was 26. Federation President Per Rune Eknes said Dale Oen died after suffering a cardiac arrest. In a statement, the federation said the 100 meter breaststroke world champion was found collapsed on the floor of his bathroom late Monday. He was taken to the Flagstaff Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
“We’re all in shock,” Norway Coach Petter Loevberg said. “This is an out-of-the-body experience for the whole team over here. Our thoughts primarily go to his family who have lost Alexander way too early.”
Hospital spokeswoman Starla Collins confirmed the death, but did not provide further details.
Dale Oen won the 100 breaststroke at the worlds in Shanghai last July and took silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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