Well, this is no fun.
Billed as the biggest individual rivalry at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are being all... classy with each other. Don't they know this is a competition?!?
Not long after Lochte won the Gold Medal in the 400 IM today, Phelps - who did not finish in the top three in that event for the first time since 2000 - sent a congratulatory Tweet to his countryman, writing:
Congrats to @ryanlochte.
Coming into the 2012 Summer Olympics, a lot of attention was paid to the rivalry in the pool between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. The two USA swimmers are the same age, but Phelps monopolized the spotlight in Athens in 2004 and B... Read Post
Swimmer Ryan Lochte predicted that 2012 would be his year, and he's off to a great start. Lochte won the 400-meter individual relay, while teammate Michael Phelps didn't even make it onto the podium. More » Read Post