Swimming: Ryan Lochte laid low by run-in with over-excited fan


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The Independent Online

Five-time Olympic champion Ryan Lochte faces an absence from the swimming pool after colliding with a fan.

Reports in the United States said Lochte encountered an excited fan in Florida who ran at him.The 29-year-old caught her, only to topple over and bash his knee, resulting in medial cruciate ligament and anterior cruciate ligament damage.