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Ryan Lochte Reportedly Held Up At Gunpoint At The Olympics

Ryan Lochte was reportedly held up at gunpoint at the Summer Olympics in Rio. The 32-year-old United States' swimmer is reportedly safe.

Ryan Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist, reportedly was with a couple of his teammates and described the event as "terrifying."

Ben Way of Fox Sports tweeted out the news.

">@USASwimming Gold medallist Ryan Lochte has been held up at gunpoint at a party in Brazil.
Details on

BREAKING: @USASwimming Gold medallist Ryan Lochte has been held up at gunpoint at a party in Brazil.
Details on @FOXSportsNews 500.

— Ben Way (@BenWayAUS) August 14, 2016

">@FOXSportsNews 500. — Ben Way (@BenWayFOX) August 14, 2016

">@USASwimming base.

BREAKING: @USASwimming Gold medallist Ryan Lochte has been held up at gunpoint at a party in Brazil.
Details on @FOXSportsNews 500.

— Ben Way (@BenWayAUS) August 14, 2016

">@FOXSportsNews told 3 teammates were with him. — Ben Way (@BenWayFOX) August 14, 2016

">@FOXSportsNews it was "terrifying" and has just left her hotel to meet him.

— Ben Way (@BenWayFOX) August 14, 2016

">@TeamUSA 's Jenn Suhr exclusively told

BREAKING: @USASwimming Gold medallist Ryan Lochte has been held up at gunpoint at a party in Brazil.
Details on @FOXSportsNews 500.

— Ben Way (@BenWayAUS) August 14, 2016

">@FOXSportsNews: "it definitely would have been terrifying. I'm just glad they're safe"

— Ben Way (@BenWayFOX) August 14, 2016

">@TeamUSA 's Jenn Suhr: "when you're in another country you don't know of, it's not the smartest idea to go places you're unsure of. — Ben Way (@BenWayFOX) August 14, 2016

Organizers at the Rio Olympics say they are aware of the report and are working to get details.

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Lochte was part of the United States' gold-medal winning 4x200m freestyle relay earlier this week. He finished in fifth place in the 200m IM, in which Michael Phelps placed first. The former Florida Gators' swimmer had previously said that this would be his last Olympics, though following his final race in Rio, he said he thinks he'll be back for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Lochte is perhaps the second-greatest swimmer of all-time, totaling 12 Olympic medals - six golds, three silvers and three bronzes. Update: The Associated Press says the report is not true.

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Update No. 2: Rachel Axon of USA TODAY spoke to Lochte's mother, who says her son was held up at gunpoint. From her report:

Reached by USA TODAY Sports, Ileana Lochte confirmed a report that Lochte was robbed. She said he was unharmed. “I think they’re all shaken up. There were a few of them,” Ileana Lochte said. “No, they were just, they just took their wallets and basically that was it.”

Update No. 3: Lochte has confirmed that the robbery took place.

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