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Swimmer Kenneth To dies after feeling bad in training

He felt bad in a training session and was transferred to the hospital where he died

According to reports the Hong Kong swimmer Kenneth ToThat won the silver medal in the 4 × 100 meters styles with Australia in the Barcelona 2013 swimming World Championships, 26 has died during a training in Florida (United States).

The Sports Institute of Hong Kong assured that To «he felt bad in a training session" Y "He was taken to the hospital where, unfortunately, he died«. "He was very popular and loved by his teammates and rivals. Kenneth was known as a truly exceptional person, warm, fun and kind. His sudden death is a great loss for the local sport, "the entity said in a statement.

He swam to Australia, where he moved with his family, to 2016, and currently represented his native Hong Kong. His takeoff came at the Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010, where he won six medals: one gold, three silvers and two bronzes.

His great international success was obtained with the silver in the relay 4 × 100 meters styles in the Barcelona World Cups 2013; the Hong Kong record holder was also "a reference" and "an example for young people in his country", as the International Swimming Federation (FINA) points out. "In this moment of pain, FINA sends its deepest condolences to the environment of To and the entire swimming community in Hong Kong," the organization said.

At the moment, To was training in Florida to prepare to obtain the classification for Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020.

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