(WSCR) Decorated Olympian Michael Phelps claims he’s swam his last Olympic race.

The 27-year-old Phelps announced his retirement after becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time by winning his 22nd medal in London last summer. Phelps also holds the all-time record for gold medals with 18.

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But will he come out of retirement for the Rio games in 2016?

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Ryan Lochte seems to think so.

“Michael Phelps says he’s retired,” Lochte said. “The sport will miss him, he is one of my favorite rivals and I will miss him. But I think he will come back. When you do something for so long every day … He’s still young. I think he will be back for Rio.

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”We’ll see, he’ll miss the sport.”