Olympic champion Lochte suffers torn ligament injury after over-enthustiastic fan jumps on swimmer and sends him crashing to the curb!
An over-enthusiastic fan has put swimmer Ryan Lochte out of action after she jumped on him.
The five-time Olympic champion tore a ligament and sprained another in his left knee last weekend during a visit to Gainesville, Florida.
An unidentified teenage girl ran at Lochte, who tried to catch her, but the two fell over in the process and Lochte hit his knee on a curb.
Injured: Olympic swimming champion Ryan Lochte suffered a torn ligament after an eager fan jumped on him
'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,' said Lochte's publicist in a statement on... read more
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