BREAKING: Ryan Lochte Pulls Out Of LA Invite

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2017 Los Angeles Invitational

July 13-16, 2017
Los Angeles, California
Uytengsu Aquatics Center
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Prior to prelims on Friday morning, ​Ryan Lochte​ announced he will ​not​ be competing in the 2017 Los Angeles Invitational this weekend. In a statement to FloSwimming, Lochte noted:​ 

I'm scratching from the meet this weekend because I have not been able to train the way I feel I need to train because of Caiden being born. My family, Kayla, and Caiden​ is my first priority and my goal is to be at an elite level by Pan Pacs next year. Thank you all for your support.
Lochte was scheduled to swim the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, and 200m IM this weekend.
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