Ryan Lochte on If Michael Phelps Can Win Shark Race: ‘Hell No’

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As Michael Phelps prepares to foe a good white shark in a 100-meter foe as partial of the Discovery Channel’s annual “Shark Week” coverage, Ryan Lochte doesn’t like a former Olympic star’s chances of winning. 

Per TMZ Sports, Lochte pronounced definitively he thinks Phelps has no possibility of defeating a shark:

Phelps’ large showdown will offer as a central kickoff of Shark Week on Jul 23 in a special titled Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White.

In an talk with USA Today‘s Jayme Deerwester, Phelps remarkable he’s taken notice of a Discovery Channel’s renouned week-long jubilee of sharks during his training for swimming events.

“Shark Week was always during vital competition,” he said. “So between (pool) sessions, we was examination things about sharks and perplexing to learn more. That’s where my biggest nerdy side comes out..because I’m so feeling with H2O and feeling with sharks.” 

Phelps is now enjoying his initial full year of retirement. He walked divided from foe following a 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a most-decorated Olympic contestant of all-time with 28 sum medals, including 23 golds. 

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