Japan reconsiders altitude training
TOKYO -- The Japanese swimming federation is reconsidering plans to conduct altitude training following the death of Norwegian 100-meter breaststroke world champion Alexander Dale Oen.
Dale Oen died Monday from cardiac arrest during a pre-Olympic training camp in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Japan's federation was planning to send several London medal hopefuls to train at high altitude in June before the Olympics.
Japanese federation official Koji Ueno said "under the circumstances, we ...
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