MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ryan Lochte has enjoyed his celebrity status since adding five Olympic medals to his resume during the London Games.
Now it's time to get back to business, with the short-course world championships coming up next month.
"After London I've just been doing so many different things like cameos for TV shows, all these appearances, and you can get caught up in it," the three-time Olympian said Sunday night after winning two events on the final day of the Minneapolis Grand Prix. "But I knew if I wanted to go to short-course worlds, I had to stop all that and start training again."
Lochte and fellow Olympic star Missy Franklin each coasted to victories in their first major competition since the London Games, winning two events apiece on the final night of the short-course event.
Franklin won the 200-meter backstroke and the 100-meter freestyle. Lochte easily outpaced his competition in the 200 individual medley and the 200 backstroke. Both Olympians finished with five...