Alvarez Back From The Brink Of A Lost Career

Spain's Melquiades Alvarez [Photo: natacio.cat]

When Melquiades Alvarez clocked 2:11.85 over 200m breaststroke at the Barcelona round of the Mare Nostrum Tour last week it was all but a miracle. The time may have come too late for a home World Championships, though Spanish selectors will surely feel like giving the man a break: Alvarez is just out of remission after battling Parsonage-Turner syndrome

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When Melquiades Alvarez clocked 2:11.85 over 200m breaststroke at the Barcelona round of the Mare Nostrum Tour last week it was all but a miracle. The time may have come too late for a home World Championships, though Spanish selectors will surely feel like giving the man a break: Alvarez is just out of remission after battling Parsonage-Turner syndrome

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Maria

You know? They actually are not giving him the break you refered to and the Spanish Federation has decided not to bring him to BCN2013 although it is being celebrated in the town where he lives. So we have started a petition on change.org. Anybody wants to sign? https://t.co/VOvNta5NYm

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