Marketing permission: I give my consent to Ryan Lochte to be in touch with me via email using the information I have provided in this form for the purpose of . Ryan Lochte 12 time Olympic medalist, 4 world records. Ryan Lochte is considered by many to be the best swimmer in the world, known for his incredible short course ability. If Ryan Lochte is looking for a way to shake off that whole Rio non-robbery scandal, he may have just been handed the perfect opportunity: Playgirl. After lying about being robbed at gunpoint while competing in the Rio Olympics last month, Lochte issued a very long-winded half-apology on Instagram.