Team USA Swimmer Ryan Lochte Robbed At Gunpoint At Rio Olympics
Peter Casey, USATSI

Team USA Swimmer Ryan Lochte has now confirmed that he and others were robbed at gunpoint at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

At a party in Brazil, United States of America swimmer Ryan Lochte confirmed reports that he was held up at gunpoint.

Lochte told Billy Bush of NBC that he and three other swimmers were robbed at the party on Saturday night, according to Nadine Comerford of NBC News.

NBC’s Brad Jaffy provided more in depth details:

Nicole Auerback of USA Today had this directly from USOC spokesman Patrick Sundusky:

The rundown of the incident, via Ben Way of Fox Sports:

Although wallets were lost, Lochte and the other competitors are now safe.

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