Ryan Lochte seriously injured by an overeager fan. The popular American competitive swimmer and eleven time Olympic Medalist tore an MCL and sprained an ACL after a girl ran at him, then they both just toppled over. On November 3, 2013 in Florida is when the incident took place, what happens is that a female fan spotted Lotche then she tried to catch him. He then fell to the ground hitting his knee, the admired escaped no injuries.
“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,” a representative of Lochte said in a statement. “His medical team expects him to make a full and speedy recovery and Ryan thanks everyone for their well wishes.”
Well it is likely this injury could take months to heal, hopefully he does not miss representing USA in Duel in the Pool as well as USA Swimming nationals, both take place in December.
Lochte has also endured injuries from break dancing, chasing his pet dog, reaching for his cellphone in his car, falling out of a tree, skateboarding and riding a scooter.