Ryan Lochte Injured By Overeager Fan

Posted on November 5th, 2013 at 3:26 pm


Gold medal-winning swimmer Ryan Lochte is going to have to take a break from the pool because he's nursing an injury -- caused by an overzealous fan, RumorFix has confirmed.

The 29-year-old athlete was jumped by an overeager fan recently and she knocked him the the ground, resulting in a a torn MCL and an ACL sprain.

Lochte -- a breakout star of the London 2012 Olympics "will be taking a break from training and competition,” said Janice Lee, his representative. “His medical team expects him to make a full and speedy recovery and Ryan thanks everyone for their well wishes.”

The fan was not injured in the incident.

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