In what was billed as a duel in the pool, longtime friends, but swimming archrivals Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps squared off in the 400-meter individual medley, with Lochte reigning supreme.
Ryan Lochte captured the gold medal in the 400-meter individual medley, with Phelps finishing fourth – it is the first time he has failed to win a medal since the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, when he was just 15 years old.
While both have talent in abundance, there’s something about Lochte and his down-to-earth charm that is sure to now propel him to greatness….not just today, but for quite some time to come.
He is the best ambassador for Team USA: He’s not cocky, not arrogant, but someone blessed with talent who works so incredibly hard.
Here is his story, in his own words….
And, here is a little background on the two and their swimming war…
We will be loading up the clip of Lochte’s win coming shortly…