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UK NewsBriton, 33, drowns while swimming in Austrian lake after getting cramp in his foot

13:30  08 august  2019
13:30  08 august  2019 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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Swimming , one of the safest forms of exercise, can keep everyone from toddlers to senior citizens fit. Swimming provides a cardiovascular workout and strengthens your entire body. It's kind to your joints and can help you control your weight. But foot cramps , a common problem for swimmers , can occur

Briton, 33, drowns while swimming in Austrian lake after getting cramp in his foot A British man has drowned in a lake in Mondsee (Pixabay/stock photo)

A 33-year-old British man has drowned in a lake in Austria after suffering a cramp in his foot, police have said.

Officers from the state police said the man was in the water at the Schwarzindien beach area in Mondsee, less than 20 miles east of Salzburg, on Wednesday when the incident took place.

Police said the man was with a 36-year-old woman, also from England, when he complained of the pain and went below the surface.

Briton, 33, drowns while swimming in Austrian lake after getting cramp in his foot © Provided by Oath Inc. The 33-year-old suffered cramp while swimming in a lake (Flickr/stock photo)

Police added: "When he did not come back to the surface of the water, she screamed for help.”

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drowned Friday while boating and swimming with his family on Lake Monroe in Bloomington. a 33 -year-old father of three from New Whiteland, had gone to the lake with family to swim . The family says Richards was a strong swimmer , but the combination of leg cramps with no life jacket and the

Having a muscle cramp while swimming presents some unique challenges to the sufferer. Generally, with most muscle cramps , the recommendation is that you immediately discontinue the activity that caused the cramp . You need to stretch and massage the muscle right away.

Other bathers tried to help but the man's body was recovered at around 4.30pm local time, officers said.

Yahoo News UK has contacted the Foreign Office for an update.

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Cramp, an involuntary muscle contraction that can come on suddenly and be extremely painful, is associated with exercise and dehydration.

Pains can last as long as 10 minutes in some cases and can make it difficult to move.

The NHS website advises stretching and massaging the muscle if the cramp does not go away on its own.

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