Ryan Lochte: I would do "Dancing With the Stars"

Ryan Lochte poses on the podium with the gold medal after winning the men's 400m individual medley on July 28, 2012, in London.

(CBS News) Ryan Lochte told reporters that he would like to show the world his moves out of the pool.

The 28-year-old Olympic gold medalist said that he would like to participate in "Dancing With the Stars," reports Sports Illustrated.com.

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But, just because he would be dancing instead of swimming, it doesn't mean he still wouldn't be up to battle it out with teammate Michael Phelps.

"I mean since I am so used to competing against Michael Phelps, yeah, I'd have him on the show," he said, according to iVillage.

Though, he told Sports Illustrated, he's not sure whether Phelps would join him on the show, saying he "wouldn't bet on it."

So who would he like his partner to be?

Lochte told SI.com any of the female professional dancers would be just fine, because they all are attractive.


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