01 May 2012

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RIP Alexander Dale Oen World Swimming Champion died at 26 in Arizona The expected winner of London Olympics

RIP Alexander Dale Oen World Swimming Champion died at 26 in Arizona
The expected winner of London Olympics


Alexander Dale Oen, a world champion swimmer who was one of Norway's top medal hopes for the London Olympics, has died during training camp in Flagstaff, Ariz. He was 26.



He was found collapsed in a shower late on Monday after training in Flagstaff, Arizona

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

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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19 comments:

Arti May 01, 2012  

This is such a sad news for all his fans and his family. May his soul rest in peace.

Destination Infinity May 01, 2012  

Tough luck. Imagine the sorrow of his parents, friends and the whole country after having reached such heights.

Destination Infinity

veerubhai May 01, 2012  

Its a tragedy beyond proportion .May God rest his noble soul in peace .We share this sad moment for his family members and dear ones.

Jim May 02, 2012  

RIP, his family shouldn't go through this.

Baur May 02, 2012  

Sad to hear really stinks when bad things happen to people with so much potential.

JDC May 02, 2012  

Sucks so close the next games.

ashok May 02, 2012  

RIP Alexander

Bikramjit May 02, 2012  

this is real sad especially such talented person and so young ...

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