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Ryan Lochte

Swimming

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  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2012
Name: Ryan Lochte
Discipline: Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle, Individual Medley
Height: 6-2
Weight: 194
DOB: 8/3/19/84
Birthplace: Rochester, New York
Hometown: Daytona Beach, Fla.
High School: Spruce Creek High School (Port Orange, Fla.) '02
Current Residence: Daytona Beach, Fla.
College: University of Florida '05

Olympic Experience:
  • Three-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012); Nine-time Olympic medalist (5 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold (400-meter individual medley, 4x200-meter freestyle), silver (4x100-meter freestyle), 4th (200-meter freestyle)
  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold (200-meter backstroke, 4x200-meter freestyle), bronze (200-meter individual medley, 400-meter individual medley)
  • 2004 Olympic Games, gold (4x200-meter freestyle), silver (200-meter individual medley)
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 FINA World Short Course Championships, gold (100-meter individual medley, 200-meter freestyle, 200-meter individual medley, 4x100-meter freestyle, 4x100-meter medley, 4x200-meter freestyle), silver (200-meter backstroke), bronze (100-meter butterfly)
  • 2011 FINA World Championships, gold (200-meter backstroke, 200-meter freestyle, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM, 4x200-meter freestyle), bronze (4x100-meter freestyle)
  • 2010 FINA World Short Course Championships, gold (100-meter IM, 200-meter backstroke, 200-meter freestyle, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM, 4x100-meter medley), silver (4x200-meter freestyle)
  • 2009 FINA World Championships, gold (200-meter IM, 400-meter IM, 4x100-meter freestyle, 4x200-meter freestyle), bronze (200-meter backstroke)
  • 2008 FINA World Short Course Championships, gold (100-meter IM, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM, 4x100-meter freestyle), silver (200-meter backstroke, 4x100-meter medley)
  • 2007 FINA World Championships, gold (200-meter backstroke, 4x200-meter freestyle), silver (100-meter backstroke, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM) 
  • 2006 FINA World Short Course Championships, gold (200-meter backstroke, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM), silver (4x100-meter medley), bronze (4x100-meter freestyle, 4x200-meter freestyle)

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

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