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U.S. rowers fall ill after Rio meet, doctor says pollution to blame

  Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships -- a trial run for next summer's Olympics -- and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake where the competition took place. The event took place amid rising concerns about the water quality at venues for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, now...
Via Associated Press
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships - a trial run for next summer's Olympics - and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake where the competition took place. The event took place amid rising concerns about the water quality at venues for the Rio de Janeiro...
Via Associated Press
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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