Former Gator swimmer Ryan Lochte honored by state legislature
The Daytona Beach was recognized based on House Resolution 9085 honoring Lochte. It was filed by State Representative Dwayne Taylor (D-Volusia).
Locht is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, who has won six Olympic medals and six world medals. He holds the world record for the 200-meter backstroke, which he set at the Beijing Olympics last year
He is part of USA Olympic team record-holders for the 800-meter relay set in Beijing. A graduate of UF, he was a two-time NCAA Swimmer of the Year.
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