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Ryan Lochte

Swimmer Ryan Lochte
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Profession: Swimmer

United States of America

Biography: Lochte has won seven individual Olympic medals as well as winning the World Swimmer of the Year Award. In addition to this he has won 90 medals in major international competitions.

Lochte is perhaps best known for the global controversy he caused by falsely claiming to have been robbed - along with some of his teammates - at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Born: August 3, 1984
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
Age: 38 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 2018-01-09 Swimmer and 12-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte weds model Kayla Rae Reid in Florida

Historical Events

  • 2004-08-19 American swimmer Michael Phelps wraps up the 200/400m individual medley double at the Athens Olympics when he wins the 200m (1:57.14 OR) ahead of teammate Ryan Lochte
  • 2008-08-15 An American 1-2 in the 200m backstroke at the Beijing Olympics with Ryan Lochte swimming a world record 1:53.94 to beat teammate Aaron Peirsol

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