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Encyclopedia > Ryan Lochte
Olympic medal record
Men's Swimming
Gold 2004 4x200 m Freestyle Relay
Silver 2004 200 m Individual Medley

Ryan Lochte (born August 3, 1984 in Canandaigua, NY) is an American world record swimmer who won medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Lochte specializes in the backstroke and individual medley, but is also a freestyle relay swimmer. He currently (March 2007) holds the world record in the 200 m Backstroke. He is noted for quick and long underwater kicking off the walls. His most notable rivals include two fellow world record Americans, Michael Phelps in the individual medley events and Aaron Peirsol in the backstroke races. Swimming has been a sport at every modern Olympic Games. ... The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in the Olympic Aquatic Centre with the athletes competing in 32 events. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... There are two local governmental bodies known as Canandaigua and both are in Ontario County, New York. ... NY redirects here. ... The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American swimmer and world-record holder. ... Aaron Wells Peirsol (born July 23, 1983 in Irvine, California) is an American competitive swimmer. ...


Lochte made his Olympic debut after finishing second to Phelps in the 200 m individual medley at the US trials. He also qualified for the 4x200 m freestyle relay team. At the Olympics, Lochte combined with Phelps, Klete Keller and Peter Vanderkaay to upset the Australian team and capture the gold medal. He also narrowly edged out George Bovell and Laszlo Cseh in the 200 m individual medley to claim silver, behind Phelps. Klete Keller (born March 21, 1982) is an American swimmer who won medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics in the 400m Freestyle and the 4x200m Freestyle relay. ... Peter Vanderkaay (Born February 12 , 1984) is an American Freestyle swimmer, who won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... George Bovell III (born on July 18, 1983) is the ninth person ever to win an Olympic medal for Trinidad and Tobago. ... Laszlo Cseh (born December 3, 1985), Hungarian swimmer, is a scholarship holder with the Olympic Solidarity program. ...


Later that year at the 2004 FINA Short Course World Championships in Indianapolis, Lochte claimed silver and bronze in the 200 m individual medley and freestyle respectively. He also added a gold in the 4x200 m freestyle relay. The 7th FINA Short Course World Championships were held in Indianapolis, USA from October 7 till October 11, 2004. ... The Indianapolis skyline Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana. ...


At the 2005 World Aquatics Championships in Montreal, Canada, Lochte claimed double bronze in the 200 m backstroke and individual medley, and was a part of the 4x200 m freestyle relay team which set an American record along the way to winning gold. The 2005 World Aquatics Championships or the XI FINA Championships were held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from July 16 to July 31, 2005. ... Nickname: City of Mary (Ville-Marie) Motto: Concordia Salus (salvation through harmony) Coordinates: Country Canada Province Quebec Founded 1642 Established 1832 Government  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1] [2] [3]  - City 365. ...


At the 2006 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships held at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, Georgia, Lochte won individual events in the 200yd backstroke and the 200yd individual medley, setting U.S. Open and American records in both events. In the 400yd individual medley, he broke Tom Dolan's decade old NCAA record, winning a third his third individual title of the meet. Though he did not compete in the 100yd backstroke, he set another U.S. Open and American record in the event leading off the 4x100 medley relay for the University of Florida Gators. He went on the win swimmer of the meet for his senior year. NCAA Team Champions for Mens Swimming and Diving Division One 1937 Michigan 1938 Michigan 1939 Michigan 1940 Michigan 1941 Michigan 1942 Yale 1943 Ohio St 1944 Yale 1945 Ohio St 1946 Ohio St 1947 Ohio St 1948 Michigan 1949 Ohio St 1950 Ohio St 1951 Yale 1952 Ohio St... The Georgia Tech Aquatic Center is part of the Georgia Tech campus. ... Tom Dolan (born September 16, 1974) is a swimmer from the United States who won a gold medal and silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics and a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ...


Just two weeks later, at the 2006 FINA Short Course World Championships he would repeat these almost all of these feats on a global scale. He won two individual events in the 200 m individual medley and the 200 m backstroke, setting new world records in both events. He also set another world record in the 100 m backstroke, in the opening leg of the 4x100 m medley relay, becoming the first man to complete the distance in under 50 seconds. He won a third gold medal in the 400 m individual medley, setting a new American record. He was named as the male swimmer of the meet by FINA. The 8th FINA Short Course World Championships are being held in Shanghai, China from April 5 till April 9, 2006. ... Fina may refer to: Fina is the name of Belgian petroleum company Petrofina. ...


Other accomplishments in 2006 include breaking the 11-year old SEC record in the 100 butterfly previously held by John Hargis. After finishing his fourth year of eligibility with the Gators, he was sponsored by Speedo along with Katie Hoff and Kate Ziegler. The butterfly, (fly for short) is a swimming stroke swum on the breast, with both arms moving simultaneously. ... The Speedo boomerang logo Speedo is a swimsuit manufacturer that began on Bondi Beach near Sydney, Australia. ... Katie Hoff Kathryn (Katie) Hoff (born June 3, 1989) is an American swimmer. ... Kate Ziegler (born June 27, 1988 in Fairfax, Virginia) is a distance swimmer from the United States, who won two golden medals at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships in Montréal. ...


At the FINA 2007 World Aquatics Championships in Melbourne, Australia, Lochte won his first individual gold medal at a long course world championship in the 200 m backstroke against American Aaron Peirsol, breaking his world record. This race marked his first world record in a long course event, despite numerous short course world records and a seemingly endless streak of silvers and close finishes to world record holders Michael Phelps in the individual medley events and Peirsol in the backstroke races. This race also marked the first time Peirsol had been beaten in any backstroke event since his loss to Lenny Krayzelburg in the 2000 Summer Olympics. He went on to set a world record in the 4x200 freestyle relay with Michael Phelps, Klete Keller, and Peter Vanderkaay. He also earned silver medals in the 100m backstroke, the 200m IM, and the 400m IM. The 2007 World Aquatics Championships or the XII FINA World Championships is currently being held in Melbourne, Australia from March 17 to April 1, 2007. ... Aaron Wells Peirsol (born July 23, 1983 in Irvine, California) is an American competitive swimmer. ... Lenny Krayzelburg (Yiddish לעני קרײַזלבורג, Russian Ленни Крайзельбург) is an American backstroke swimmer. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American swimmer and world-record holder. ... Klete Keller (born March 21, 1982) is an American swimmer who won medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics in the 400m Freestyle and the 4x200m Freestyle relay. ... Peter Vanderkaay (Born February 12 , 1984) is an American Freestyle swimmer, who won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ...


He graduated from the University of Florida in May 2006, where he swam for the University in NCAA competition. He currently lives and trains in Gainesville, Florida. The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... Gainesville is the name of some places in the United States of America: Gainesville, Florida Gainesville, Georgia Gainesville, Missouri Town of Gainesville, New York Village of Gainesville, New York Gainesville, Texas Gainesville, Virginia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ...


See also

    The first World Record in the 200 metres Individual Medley in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1956, followed by the women a year later. ...

    External links

    • Ryan Lochte's U.S. Olympic Team bio

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    United States Olympic Committee - Lochte, Ryan (369 words)
    As a freshman for the University of Florida, took eighth in the mile and fourth in the 200 freestyle at the 2003 NCAAs
    Racing in the 800m freestyle relay at the 2004 Olympics, the Americans knew that the Austrailians had not lost this race in seven years of international competition.
    The 2004 Olympics changed that when Lochte, Peter Vanderkaay and Klete Keller all pushed themselves to extend the lead started by teammate Micheal Phelps.
    Lochte Is at Home in the Pool | theledger.com (545 words)
    While his family was living in New York, three-year-old Lochte was walking by the pool wearing a snowsuit when he fell in the water.
    Lochte made that clear to the competition in 2004 when he became a two-time Olympic medalist in Athens, winning the gold in the 800-meter freestyle relay and the silver in the 200 meter individual medley.
    Lochte's is planning on becoming an even bigger part of the 2008 Olympic team.
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