I’ll just repeat here:
Now, let’s add what penalties were affixed to Lochte, keeping in mind that at age 32, he is well beyond the shelf life of male swimmers who race more than 50m races:
- He lost an annual cash flow of around a quarter of a million a year from endorsements.
- He was not just suspended for 10 months; he was banned from the 2017 World Championships, which are outside the 10 month period.
So, he lost his financial livelihood, and USA Swimming gave him what is for all intents and purposes a death sentence to his career. There’s not another World Championships until 2019.
How’d that White Privilege thing work out for him, do you think?