“His people came over to my table and said, ‘Prince Harry wants to meet you,'” Lochte tells Matt Lauer. “I was like, ‘Lets meet him.’ I went over there. I was fully clothed, and he says, ‘You want to race me in the pool?’ I took off my shirt, jumped in and we started racing.”
“He’s part of the royal family and everything, but he’s really a nice guy. He’s really talkative. He just wanted to meet me and honestly wanted to race me. I thought that was the coolest thing,” Lochte adds.
But Lochte was not part of the now-infamous strip-billiards incident that landed Prince Harry as frontpage news this week (and in hot water with the Royal family).
“After our race and everything, we went out separate ways. I’m kind of happy, I don’t need that,” Lochte laughs.