Katie Ledecky Sets New Record in 500 Free in Germantown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

katieledecky1Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky set a new American record in the girls 500 free by resetting her own record by more than two seconds on Friday night at the DC Metro Championships at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.

Her time: 4:26:58.

The Stone Ridge senior was swimming in her last high school meet this past weekend.

You can watch her record breaking swim below:

Ledecky will be back in the Germantown pool on Saturday night as well.

PHOTOS | Phil Fabrizio

Related:

Records Fall at Metros Swim Meet in Germantown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Teammates cheer on a relay team.

It is the hottest meet of the season for high school swimmers in Montgomery County and this year’s Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships in Germantown did not disappoint. There were fans with signs, coaches the crazy pants, seniors making their last reach for the wall. And, oh yes, there was an Olympian there […]

Read more

Katie Ledecky Sets New Record in 500 Free in Germantown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

katieledecky1

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky set a new American record in the girls 500 free by resetting her own record by more than two seconds on Friday night at the DC Metro Championships at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center. Her time: 4:26:58. The Stone Ridge senior was swimming in her last high school meet this […]

Read more

Ledecky Talks About her High School Swimming Career (VIDEO)

image

Setting records is something Olympian Katie Ledecky is used to doing. This weekend she set two at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Championship held at the Germantown Aquatic Center. Ledecky, a senior at Stone Ridge, set a new American High School record in the women’s 500 freestyle with her 4:26:58 performance Friday and on Saturday she […]

Read more

Like this post? Sign up for our Daily Update here.
Krista Brick

About Krista Brick

Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.

Comments

| No comments yet.



Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter