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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins Five Medals at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. After her final race at the Pan Pacific swimming championships held in Tokyo, Katie Ledecky increased her medal count by five. She won three gold medals in the individual 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle races, a bronze […]

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August 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Keeping Up With Katie: Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins 2 Medals Thursday at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky won two medals in the first day of the Pan Pacific swimming championships Thursday, in Tokyo. In her first race, Ledecky set a meet record with a time of 8:09.13 in the women’s 800-meter freestyle and takes home […]

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August 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ledecky and Phelps Continue Gold Medal Streak at Olympics (VIDEOS & PHOTO)

Bethesda native Katie Ledecky won her second gold medal at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday in the 200m freestyle with a time of 53.73 seconds, while Michael Phelps proved why he’s one of the most celebrated Olympians of all-time, adding two more gold medals to his collection after winning the 200m butterfly and the 4x200m freestyle relay. “It […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins Gold Medal in 400-Meter Free, and Sets Another World Record

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky won her first gold medal of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Sunday night with a time of 3:56.46 in the 400-meter freestyle, breaking the world record she set back in 2014. “It feels great,” Ledecky said in an interview with NBC following her epic swim. Her gold medal follows the silver […]

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August 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

An Olympic Champion (Video)

Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky (15) won the 800 meter freestyle and shattered a 23-year-old American record. Take a look at this video as she tries on her medal for friends and fans who greeted her at Dulles International Airport after weeks away.

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