World Champion Swimmer Dies of Apparent Cardiac Arrest

May 1, 2012 Updated May 1, 2012 at 3:03 PM EDT

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World Champion Swimmer Dies of Apparent Cardiac Arrest

May 1, 2012 Updated May 1, 2012 at 3:03 PM EDT

According to The Tucson (Ariz.) Citizen, a 26-year-old medal-winning Olympic swimmer from Norway died of apparent cardiac arrest after collapsing while taking a shower at an Arizona hotel on Monday night.

Alexander Dale Oen, who won a silver medal in the 2008 summer games, was training in Arizona with the Norwegian Olympic swim team, according the The Arizona Republic report.

Read The Tucson Citizen story HERE.