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Ledecky Takes Two Gold Medals in Pan Pacific Championships

Olympic Gold Medalist, World Record Holder and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky is finding more success in the Pan Pacific Championships happening now in Australia.image of Katie Ledecky

Thursday, she accounted for two of the ten gold medals earned by the United States team so far in meet. The 17-year-old won the women’s 200-meter freestyle, with a time of 1:55.74 and then later the 800-meter freestyle in 8:11.35.

Read the recap of her performance here at

You can watch a Wednesday press conference in Australia with Ledecky posted on YouTube by Swimming World.


Krista Brick

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


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