2 swimmers drop out of hot Olympic marathon swimming
TOKYO (AP) — David Aubry of France dropped out of the men’s 10-kilometer Olympic marathon swimming in the later stages of the seven-lap race.
He was wheeled off on a stretcher after coming out of the water Thursday.
Aubry had raced near the back of the 26-man field.
Also dropping out was Hector Pardoe of Britain.
The race went off with temperatures in the 80s Fahrenheit (20s Celsius) and humidity of 69%.
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