American swimmer Anita Alvarez was rescued by her coach Wednesday at the world championships in Budapest when she lost consciousness during her competition and began to sink to the bottom of the pool.>> Read more trending newsAndrea Fuentes, Alvarez’ coach and a four-time Olympic medalist in synchronized swimming, jumped in to help Alvarez after she saw her begin to sink in the pool. Alvarez had just completed her solo free final swim at the World Aquatics Championships.’I jumped into the water again because I saw that no one, no lifeguard, was jumping in.