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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Katie Ledecky to Throw Out First Pitch at Nationals/Orioles Game

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky, a Montgomery County resident, is scheduled to throw out the first pitch at the Nationals/Orioles game on Wednesday night at Nationals Park. Just last week, Ledecky returned to her Bethesda home from the Rio Olympics with five medals: four gold and one silver. On Monday, she visited with patients at […]

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November 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Katie Ledecky Signs with Stanford (PHOTOS)

It’s official! Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky has signed with Stanford University. The Olympic gold medalist and world record holder was described by Stanford’s head coach, Greg Meehan, as “the best swimmer on the planet.” Ledecky is a senior at the Stone Ridge School. You can read more about her signing here. It’s official. Welcome to #NerdNation, […]

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August 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

Catherine Ronan Karrels

“She is a Great Role Model” (Video)

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Head Catherine Ronan Karrels introduces Olympic Swimmer Katie Ledecky, a 15-year-old sophomore at Stone Ridge, to a crowd of  supporters at a recent Bethesda celebration. Take a look.

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August 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky

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 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

Roger Berliner Praises Olympians

“There is Something Magical About Sports” (Video)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner delivers County Council proclamations to the three U.S. Olympic athletes from Bethesda. Take a look.

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August 28, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Bethesda Honors Hometown Olympians (Video)

The Olympics may be over but our local athletes are still the talk of the town. Three Bethesda-based Olympic athletes were celebrated by local officials and residents at the Bethesda Metro Center on August 24. Olympic Swimmer and Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky, Kayaker Scott Parsons and Rhythmic Gymnast Julie Zetlin were honored for their hard […]

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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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August 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Gold Medalist Returns Home to Montgomery County (Video)

With her mom and dad walking behind her, Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky (15) of Bethesda rushes into the open arms of her Stone Ridge classmates at Dulles International Airport on Aug. 6. Take a look at this heartwarming homecoming and find out what the sensational swimmer is looking forward to next.

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