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November 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Named Female Athlete of the Year (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky was named female athlete of the year last night at the USA Swimming Golden Goggles awards ceremony. This is the fourth year in a row that Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, has received the honor. .@KatieLedecky accepts her fourth straight Female Athlete of the Year honor #GoldenGoggles https://t.co/0BDqCvwChl — USA Swimming […]

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August 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky: “It Feels Great When all the Hard Work Pays Off” (VIDEO)

Bethesda native and Olympian Katie Ledecky recently returned from the 2016 Rio Olympics. She spoke at Dulles Airport about setting goals and working hard in this MyMCMedia extra video.  

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August 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ledecky on Olympics and Coming Home (VIDEO)

Bethesda native and Olympian Katie Ledecky received a warm and exciting welcome home at Dulles Airport on Wednesday. After being greeted with cheers and hugs, Ledecky talked about her Olympic journey at a news conference. You can watch the news conference in its entirety, below.

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August 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Olympic Champion Ledecky Returns Home to Cheers (VIDEO)

Fresh off a whirlwind journey at the Olympics in Rio, Bethesda native Katie Ledecky landed at Dulles Airport today, greeted by cheers and hugs by friends and teachers from the Stone Ridge community. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Ledecky talks about how much she appreciates the support from the community in Montgomery County and her […]

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August 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ledecky Lands Sports Illustrated Cover along with Phelps and Biles (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Local Olympic champion Katie Ledecky is featured in the latest Sports Illustrated cover standing beside fellow team USA Olympians Michael Phelps and Simone Biles. Ledecky was welcomed home with cheers and hugs from friends and fans at Dulles airport today. She sported the five medals she won in Rio. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Ledecky […]

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August 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Conger Receives Gold Medal Despite Being Replaced on Olympic Relay Final (PHOTO)

After swimming the fastest split in the preliminary round with a time of 1:45.73, Rockville native Jack Conger was set to compete in the men’s 4x200m relay final race on Tuesday, but men’s U.S. Olympic swimming head coach, Bob Bowman changed the roster late in the day adding in Michael Phelps instead. Phelps along with the rest […]

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August 23, 2014 | Krista Brick

Ledecky Breaks Her Own World Record, Adds To her Medal Count

Swimming phenom Katie Ledecky broke her own world record in the 400-meter freestyle event at the Pan Pacific Championship in Australia Aug. 23 and added to her gold medal count. According to WTOP, the Bethesda native swam the race in 3:58.37, nearly half a second faster than her record. This was her fourth gold medal of the meet […]

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September 4, 2012 | Staff Writer

Leggett Welcomes Local Olympians (Video)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett welcomed two local Olympians at a reception at county offices in Rockville. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery (CCM) to view more local programming.

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August 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Olympian Katie Ledecky Shares a Story (Video)

Bethesda resident and Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky talks about her coaches in this video clip and shares an inside story from the Olympic games in London. She also thanks her hometown fans for all their support. Watch this video for more. Ledecky, who is only 15-years old, is a sophomore at Stone Ridge […]

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August 17, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Katie Ledecky and Sonya Burke at Dulles

A Golden Girl

As it should be: our top video (as of mid-August) is Katie Ledecky’s homecoming at Dulles International Airport. In one week, this MyMCMedia report received over 548 views. That makes it a popular video on both our You Tube page and our website: www.mymcmedia.org. Ledecky, who hails from Bethesda, won a gold medal at the […]

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