Brazilian volleyball star faints midway through live court-side interview (VIDEO)
Brazilian two-time Olympic champion Jaqueline Carvalho shockingly passed out while being interviewed by a reporter during a men’s Superliga game in Sao Paolo.
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The frightening incident took place during the Superliga finals between Sesi Sao Paulo and EMS Taubate Funvic, when Carvalho suddenly collapsed in the middle of the interview.
The 35-year-old Brazilian star was enthusiastically talking to a reporter, Fabiola Andrade, during a break when she suddenly closed her eyes and fell to the floor.
Jaqueline Carvalho, desmaiou enquanto era entrevistada, na noite desta terça-feira, a pressão da ex-jogadora subiu de acordo com os médicos, chegou a 14 por 11. pic.twitter.com/AfRRrKpKGz— Tver (@tveroficial) April 24, 2019
Andrade, along with several players and Sesi team doctor Sergio Xavier, rushed to administer first aid.
Jaqueline Carvalho desmaia durante entrevista ao vivo https://t.co/DZYCXv1sK9pic.twitter.com/MuHrqZ2jpa— vonivar (@vonivar) April 24, 2019
Later it was revealed that Carvalho fainted due to a rapid drop in blood pressure caused by the heat in the venue.