Amy and I are terrible swimmers.
Being good Aussies, Sorenne is developing into an excellent swimmer.
We suggested water polo – they have a team at the local pool – and she was, Meh.
Now, perhaps our worlds have collided (or provided another reason to talk about microorganisms, as we did on our way home from school yesterday).
Four members of the Australian women’s water polo team have been segregated from their teammates after being floored by a virus.
In a disruptive setback to the Aussie Stingers medal hopes just four days out from the games, team management ushered the four players into building BV1 — which normally houses AOC and team officials — immediately after arriving in Rio on Monday afternoon.
The four picked up a bug while training in Rome in the lead-up to this week’s games.
Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller said the four team members would not have any contact with their teammates until cleared by the team doctor.