Olympic and World champion swimmer Tom Dolan underwent orthroscopic knee surgery in Colorado Springs to repair a complex tear in his right knee’s medial meniscus.
Dolan, who won the 400m individual medley at the 1996 Olympic Games, was injured playing pick-up basketball as part of dryland training exercise at a training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, according to his Club Wolverine coach Jon Urbanchek.
“The doctors said that everything went well,” Urbanchek said. “He’s in good spirits and eager to get back into the water.”
The procedure, an orthroscopic medial menisectomy, was performed at 8 a.m. at St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs. He was released at 10 a.m.
The two-time U.S. Swimmer of the Year will return to the water in two-to-three weeks.