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Olympic gold medalist Madison Wilson hospitalized for COVID


NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Madison Wilson of Australia has been hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19. Wilson was forced to withdraw from the International Swim League competition in Naples, Italy. Despite being fully vaccinated, Wilson wrote on her Instagram account that she was hospitalized “for further care and observation.” She says a full recovery is expected. The 27-year-old swimmer was part of a powerhouse Australian women’s team at the Tokyo Games. She won a gold medal in the 4×100-meter freestyle and a bronze in the 4×200 free relay. She also won a gold and a silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics. 

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