Dozens of triathletes left severely ill after swimming in River Thames

June 18, 2024

Dozens of triathletes suffered severe vomiting and diarrohea after swimming in the River Thames as part of a race last weekend.

At least 35 competitors found themselves getting “sicker and sicker” after the swimming leg of the 2,800-person Royal Windsor Triathlon in Berkshire on Sunday.

Will Parry, from London, said he was left “completely nauseous” and out of it and had to leave a work meeting the following day to be sick. Independent