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Ryan Lochte

Outta The Pool!

Knee Destroyed in Freak Injury

11/5/2013 3:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte has been forced into a break from his swim training ... after tearing up his knee in a bizarre accident -- on dry land.

Lochte's rep tells us ... The 11-time medalist tore his MCL and sprained the ACL in his left knee ... when he greeted an overly excited fan in Florida who ran and plowed into him.

The teenage girl knocked Lochte to the ground ... and smacked his knee on a curb causing the severe injuries.

Team Lochte says Ryan will take an immediate break from training and competition. But we're told his medical team expects a full recovery.

All is not lost, Team USA.

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1.

Demi    

He is trashy.... Probably fell drunk..

299 days ago
2.

Dead account Delete at will    

A teenage girl knocked him to the ground? Where were the cameras for this one. What did she do tackle him and dry hump him on the ground till medics came and carted him away in a ambulance?

299 days ago
3.

Repeter    

He looks drunk off his azz in that pic!

299 days ago
4.

OK    

Teenage girl? Whatever. Second time this shmuck has been in the news this week, must be getting ready to get back in the spotlight with another stupid reality show?

299 days ago
5.

Passion Of The Taint    

Without his one talent he is just retarded.

299 days ago
6.

smurfya    

Excellent pic guys! He looks like he's in the middle if a major bender, lol.

299 days ago
7.

J    

What a psycho fan, a true fanatic. She probably has a hair doll made of him right now.

299 days ago
8.

jc    

Bwhaahahahahahaha!
Lochte got knocked on his a$$ by a girl.....a TEENAGE GIRL!!!!!

299 days ago
9.

Lisa    

What is she? A linebacker?

299 days ago
10.

taz    

Is a knee injury the new "exhaustion"?

299 days ago
11.

smurfya    

Sure he comes across as a bit of a tool, but I'd party with him.

299 days ago
12.

Rotter    

If she's of legal age, he at least deserves a beejayjay from her.

299 days ago
13.

Kabala    

Crack is whack!

299 days ago
14.

Stephanie    

He looks high as a kite in this photo!! I don't believe the fan story for a minute.

299 days ago
15.

my 2 cents    

Sign this girl up with the NY Jets !

299 days ago
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