Bone Breaks Haunt Elite American Swimmers

Bone Breaks Haunt Elite American Swimmers

In the second freak accident to hit the elite echelon of America’s professional marathon swimmers in recent months, Olympian Alex Meyer suffered a fracture in his collarbone caused by a bicycle accident.

His injury comes after the double leg fracture that his American open water swimming team member Christine Jennings suffered in a professional race in Brazil.

But Christine quickly rehabilitated herself back to health and is currently training hard with her hopes still alive in making the 2012 Olympic team. With Alex’s spot secured in the Olympic Marathon Swimming 10km final on August 10th in the Serpentine, we foresee him competing among the leaders and most probably laying off bicycles at least for a while.

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