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Seeing green! Check out what the Olympic pool has done to Ryan Lochte's new 'do

Ryan Lochte's thoughts were all about gold Tuesday night when he took the top honor (along with Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer and Townley Haas) in the 4x200m freestyle relay.

But while gold was on his mind, a pale minty-green was on his head!

There it is the 4 x 200 free relay winning #gold for #USA #oympics

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What happened? Well ...

Just before his trip to Rio, the 32-year-old swim champ went from his usual brown locks to a bold bluish-platinum.

New look.... Here We Go #Rio #2016 thanks @jennjonesatl #turnup #lightblue

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But much like the pools in Rio, blue soon turned to green.

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(left) China's Lin Yue, bottom, and Chen Aisen compete during the men's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (right) Amy Cozad (USA) of USA and Jessica Parratto (USA) of USA compete.

When Lochte and his squad pulled off their swim caps and stood for the medal ceremony, new hue was unmistakable.

The question is, was it intentional?

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Gold medalist Townley Haas, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps of the United States celebrate on the podium during the medal presentation for the Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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As any pool-lover who's ever gone blond knows, chlorine can add an aqua tinge to even the most honey-toned hair. But then again, Lochte loves to try out new looks.

4 Olympics straight we've won this relay. So humbled to be apart of this moment! #USA #olympics #relay #gold

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At the London Games in 2012, the swimmer wore a sparkling grill. Changing his hair ahead of Rio was his go-to attention-getter this time.

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    (L-R) U.S. swimmers Conor Dwyer, Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens flash their gold on the podium after winning the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay final at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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    Conor Dwyer, (left), Ryan Lochte, (center), and Ricky Berens, (right), celebrate as Michael Phelps closes in on their team's gold medal win in the men's 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay on July 31, 2012.

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    Ryan Lochte prepares to compete in the men's 200-meter freestyle final on July 30.

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    Post-race pause -

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    Gold! -

    Ryan Lochte reacts after winning gold in the 400-meter individual medley on July 28 in London.

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    Here's lookin' at you! -

    Ryan Lochte gives a wink and a smile after finishing first in the men's 400-meter individual medley on July 28, 2012.

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    Come on in, the water's nice -

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    Ready for action -

    Ryan Lochte arrives at a Team USA training session at the Aquatics Centre on July 23 for the London Olympics.

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"I left the grills at home," he told USA Today before the Games began. "I had to do something different so why not the hair?"

And why not green?

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