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Ryan Lochte Describes Getting Held Up At Gunpoint In Rio

Ryan Lochte and three of his United States teammates were robbed at gunpoint in Rio on Saturday night. Thankfully, everyone emerged from the incident safe and unharmed.

Ryan Lochte, 32, has spoken to NBC about what happened and the network will be airing an exclusive one-on-one interview with him on their TODAY show Monday morning.

He gave this quote to NBC about what happened:

“We got pulled over, in the taxi, and these guys came out with a badge, a police badge, no lights, no nothing just a police badge and they pulled us over,” Lochte said. “They pulled out their guns, they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground — they got down on the ground. I refused, I was like we didn’t do anything wrong, so — I’m not getting down on the ground. “And then the guy pulled out his gun, he cocked it, put it to my forehead and he said, “Get down,” and I put my hands up, I was like ‘whatever.’ He took our money, he took my wallet — he left my cell phone, he left my credentials.”

Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist, was with Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen. They were reportedly coming from a party.

TODAY starts at 7 a.m. E.T. tomorrow.