It was around 5:45 p.m. on Friday August 12, 2022, when a 17-year-old young man found himself in difficulty in the 25 m covered pool of the Eugène-Maës nautical stadium, in Caen (Calvados). A lifeguard immediately jumped into the water to help him. He was unconscious when he was pulled from the water, according to Aristide Olivier, deputy mayor of Caen.
First aid gestures
“The first aid gestures were given to this young man, in particular by a doctor who was then at the swimming pool”, returns the chosen one. The young man came to. Conscious, he was transported to the University Hospital of Caen by the firefighters.