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Ryan Lochte Says He Peed in the Olympic Pool

When you gotta go, you gotta go. According to Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, it's common practice for athletes to pee in the Olympic pool. "Of course," Lochte responded Friday during an interview on Ryan Seacrest's morning show, when Seacrest asked him if swimmers really do use the pool as a toilet.

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Liz Raftery

When you gotta go, you gotta go.

According to Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, it's common practice for athletes to pee in the Olympic pool.

"Of course," Lochte responded Friday during an interview on Ryan Seacrest's morning show, when Seacrest asked him if swimmers really do use the pool as a toilet.

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"I think there's just something about getting into chlorine water that you just automatically go," the gold medalist added. "[I didn't] during the races, but I sure did in warm-up."

What do you think about the habit?