Video Interview: Ryan Lochte Won The 200 Freestyle With His New “Sprinter Stroke”

Ryan Lochte won the men’s 200 freestyle on night 2 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. He talks about how all of his strokes have changed and how he is being careful with his knee recovery.

Men’s 200 Freestyle – Finals

Ryan Lochte and Darian Townsend took out the first 100 ahead of the field. Ryan Lochte took advantage of his under waters to finish the race with the win. Lochte finished with a time of 1:49.48, just ahead of Townsend at 1:49.94. Michael McBroom had great closing speed on the final 50, almost running down Townsend for second place. He finished in third with a 1:50.4.

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He ain’t going anywhere! His best friend Cullen is there, his dog is there, he is staying in Charlotte.

To be honest, I cannot get used to him swimming the 20 free with this straight arm action, it looked weird


I say he should go to LA, but learn to stay focused and not to get bogged down with the party scene.


Why do you think he’d better off with Salo than Marsh? Looks like it’s going pretty well for him in Charlotte so far.

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