Windsurfer Taken Ill After Olympic Test Event

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Wonwoo Cho, a twenty year-old South Korean windsurfer, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday, August 18th, suffering from dehydration, vomiting and dizziness after competing in the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta. The event was held at Marina da Glória in Guanabara Bay which has recently come under criticism for its high level of water pollution. His coach, Danny Ok, was quick to blame the water for Cho’s illness but no cause has been ascertained.

The athlete was back to around fifty percent strength on Wednesday, August 19th . . .

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