Ryan Lochte tweets apology for 'behavior' in Rio
#LochteGate is a top trending topic online right now. What is it? It is a name given for the scandal that is the made up story of the swimmers being robbed at gunpoint in Rio when they were actually involved in a fight at a gas station.
Posted at 10:32 AM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-19 10:32:35-04
U.S. Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte tweeted an apology on Friday for his "behavior" in Rio de Janeiro.
Lochte apologized for not being "more careful and candid" on how he described the alleged robbery that Brazilian police later say was made up.
Read the full statement below:
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