Ryan Lochte sports a drastic new look before traveling to Rio

Ryan Lochte Dyes His Hair Ice Blue Ahead of the Rio Olympics

Ryan Lochte might be going for gold, but his hair is going silver... Literally.

With the new change in hair color, it appears Lochte – and his locks – are ready to go in Rio. He posted the photo to Instagram on Sunday and claims he dyed his hair "light blue," but we'll let you decide:

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He stopped by a hair salon on Sunday to make the last-minute touches en route to his fourth Olympic Games:

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Me hungry!! @jennjonesatl #newlook #dye

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Of course, the Twitter jury chimed in – and they made some valid points:

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We'll see soon if the silver-light blue hairdo gives Lochte the competitive advantage he needs to win his sixth gold medal!

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