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Ryan Lochte

Swimming

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  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2012
TwitterFacebookName: Ryan Lochte
Sport: Swimming
Discipline: Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle, Individual Medley
Height: 6’2”
Current Residence: Daytona Beach, Fla.
College: University of Florida '05
Olympic Experience:
  • 2004 Olympic Games, 4x200m freestyle gold medal, 200m individual medley silver medal
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 200m backstroke gold medal, 4x200m freestyle gold medal, 200m individual medley bronze medal, 400m individual medley bronze medal
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in the 400m individual medley, silver medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay, 4th place in the 200m freestyle, gold in the 4x200m relay
Career Highlights:
  • 2012, FINA World Short Course Championships gold medalist in 100m IM, 200m freestyle, 200m IM, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x100m medley relay and 4x200 freestyle relay, silver medalist in 200m backstroke, bronze medalist in 100m butterfly
  • 2011, FINA World Championships gold medalist in 200m backstroke, 200m freestyle, 200m IM, 400m IM, 4x200m freestyle relay, bronze medalist in 4x100m freestyle relay
  • 2010, FINA World Short Course Championships gold medalist in 100m IM, 200m backstroke, 200m freestyle, 200m IM, 400m IM, 4x100m medley relay, silver medalist in 4x200m freestyle relay
  • 2009, FINA World Championships gold medalist in 200m IM, 400m IM, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x200m freestyle relay, bronze medalist in 200m backstroke
  • 2008, FINA World Short Course Championships gold medalist in 100m IM, 200m IM, 400m IM, 4x100m freestyle relay, silver medalist in 200m backstroke, 4x100m medley relay
  • 2007, FINA World Championships gold medalist in 200m backstroke, 4x200m freestyle relay, silver medalist in 100m backstroke, 200m IM, 400m IM,
  • 2006, FINA World Short Course Championships gold medalist in 200m backstroke, 200m IM, 400m IM, silver medalist in 4x100m medley relay, bronze medalist in 4x100m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay

Fun Facts: Has three dogs named Tike, Zeus, and Spidy ... Favorite musician is Little Wayne ... Trains by swimming five to six hours a day, six days a week ... Father was his coach at the Daytona Beach Swim Club

Learn more: 
USA Swimming


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