The German man was later taken to Son Espases.

Rapid response by lifeguards at the Torà beach in Paguera on Friday afternoon saved the life of a 77-year-old tourist.

Around 3pm, lifeguards spotted the man's body floating in the sea. Three lifeguards went to his assistance and there was also support from a lifeguard at La Romana beach. The German man was unconscious. The lifeguards performed CPR and he recovered his pulse.

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Medics arrived and he was taken to Son Espases Hospital.