Ryan Lochte Suffers Knee Injury Caused by Overzealous Fan

Five-time gold medalist , Ryan Lochte, was literally swept off his feet, after a run in with an excited teenage fan. As a result, he has been forced to stop training after suffering a serious knee injury, courtesy of an overzealous female fan, who literally ran over the Olympic gold medalist, causing him to lose his balance.

Photo shows Olympic gold medalist, Ryan Lochte speaking, in an interview.

Photo shows Olympic gold medalist, Ryan Lochte, speaking in an earlier interview.

Janice Lee, Lochte’s representative, released a statement:

“As a result of a freak injury caused by an unexpected fan encounter Ryan has suffered a torn MCL and an ACL sprain and will be taking a break from training and competition. His medical team expects him to make a full and speedy recovery and Ryan thanks everyone for their well wishes.”

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