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List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
By United Press International
Swimmer Ryan Lochte tears knee ligament during fan encounter

Swimmer Ryan Lochte tears knee ligament during fan encounter

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte sustained a torn knee ligament during an encounter with an excited teenage fan, his publicist said Tuesday.

64-year-old swimmer 'more than ready' for 48-hour charity swim

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Diana Nyad, a 64-year-old swimmer from New York, says she's "more than ready" to swim 48 hours straight next week to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.
London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Elections, Olympics and economic concerns top stories of 2012

Elections, Olympics and economic concerns top stories of 2012

U.S. politics, the London Olympics, economic developments in the United States and Europe and the unrest in the Arab world topped the news in 2012.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Lochte: Glad I missed Harry's nude party

Lochte: Glad I missed Harry's nude party

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte said Thursday he was glad he didn't stay with Britain's Prince Harry after the two had a swimming race in Las Vegas.

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Prince Harry, Ryan Lochte race in Vegas

Prince Harry, Ryan Lochte race in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Prince Harry, third in Britain's line of succession, came in second, or last, in an impromptu swimming race against 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte.
Lochte eyes 'DWTS' and 'The Bachelor'

Lochte eyes 'DWTS' and 'The Bachelor'

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte said he's interested in appearing on "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Bachelor."
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Lochte flooded with reality TV offers

Lochte flooded with reality TV offers

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. swim champ Ryan Lochte has been flooded with offers from various reality shows since he won five gold medals at the London Olympics, his agent said.
Phelps and Lochte admit to pool peeing

Phelps and Lochte admit to pool peeing

LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Olympian Michael Phelps said he agrees with teammate Ryan Lochte that even the world's best swimmers pee in the pool.

Thursday's Olympic Highlights

LONDON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Highlights from Thursday's action at the Olympics:
Phelps adds to Olympic records

Phelps adds to Olympic records

LONDON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Michael Phelps added to his massive list of Olympic achievements Thursday and Rebecca Soni was special as well during a big day for the Americans in the pool.
Olympic Medal: M Swim 200 IM

Olympic Medal: M Swim 200 IM

LONDON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Michael Phelps won his third consecutive Olympic gold medal Thursday in the 200-meter individual medley.
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USA's Ryan Lochte holds his gold medal after winning the Men's 400 Individual Medley Final at the Aquatics Center during the London 2012 Summer Olympics in Stratford, London on July 28, 2012. Lochte's time was 4:05.18 UPI/Pat Benic
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Ryan Steven Lochte (born August 3, 1984) is an American swimmer and a six-time Olympic medalist (three gold, two silver, one bronze). As part of the American team, he holds the world record in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay (long course). Individually, he currently holds the world record in the 200-meter individual medley (long and short course) and the 400-meter individual medley (short course).

Lochte's success have earned him the World Swimmer of the Year Award and the American Swimmer of the Year Award once. He has won a total of fifty-two medals in major international competition, thirty-two gold, eleven silver, and nine bronze spanning the Olympics, the World, Pan American, and the Pan Pacific Championships.

Lochte specializes in the backstroke and individual medley, but is also a freestyle swimmer. He is noted for the speed and distance he attains while kicking underwater. Lochte is also known for his dominance in the short course format (25-meter long swimming pool).

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