US swimmer Ryan Lochte banned for 10 months by USOC

Posted on:12 Sep 2016 09:33:43

US swimmer Ryan Lochte banned for 10 months by USOC
12 September 2016 Current Affairs: Swimmer Ryan Lochte from USA has been banned for 10-month following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Rio Olympics.

It was officially announced by United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

Three other swimmers also involved in the escapade were suspended for varying periods up to four months. 12-time Olympic medallist Lochte  won gold in the 4×200 metres freestyle relay in Rio.

He can’t attend next year’s World Championships in Budapest.


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