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Seen the worst: SA swim star’s coach survives Covid hospital nightmare

Rocco Meiring witnessed the dire situation in hospitals and the sterling job medical staff are doing

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The coach of Pretoria-based swimming star Tatjana Schoenmaker has spoken about how he nearly died after being struck down with Covid-19. 

Rocco Meiring was off the pool deck for more than two weeks, and at one point was in the intensive care unit of a Midstream hospital receiving oxygen therapy, Tuks Sport said in a statement on Thursday. 

Schoenmaker, with Meiring’s efforts, is being touted as a medal hope in both the 200m breaststroke and the 100m event at the Tokyo Olympics next month. ..

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