katie ledecky

July 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: All’s Well That Ends Well at World Championships

Katie Ledecky came to the FINA world championships in Gwanghwamun, South Korea with her sights set on winning five gold medals. Things did not go quite as planned. She won two silvers heading into her last event – the 800 meter freestyle – and had spent more time in a local hospital than in the […]

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July 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Back In Action, Takes Silver

After two days off with a bout of dehydration, Katie Ledecky returned to the pool at the world championships in South Korea, helping the US to take silver in the 4×200 meter freestyle event. Australia won the gold. Ledecky withdrew from two events on Tuesday – the 200m and 1500m freestyle – but looked good […]

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July 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Withdraws From Two Events at Worlds

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. The world championships in South Korea are not going according to plan for Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky. On Sunday, the five-time Olympic gold medalist was beaten in the 400m freestyle event by an Australian teenager. And Monday, Ledecky withdrew from the […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Stunned at Worlds

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky is the best swimmer in the world who is very unaccustomed to not finishing in first place. That’s why Sunday’s second place finish in the 400 meter freestyle at the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea was a […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Officially Signs On with DC Team in New Pro Swim League

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky will be representing her hometown for the DC Trident in the new International Swimming League. The ISL officially announced rosters for some of its teams and Ledecky was clearly the headliner for the DC […]

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April 17, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Ledecky Wins 3 Races, Breaks All-Time Record for Pro Series Wins

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky won three races over the weekend, breaking the record for most Pro Swim Series wins of all time. Ledecky won the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle races in the Tyr Pro […]

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April 10, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Ledecky Becomes Ambassador For New Pro Swim League

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky announced Tuesday that she will serve as an ambassador for the newly formed International Swimming League. The ISL will field eight teams, four from Europe and four from the U.S., including the Cali Condors […]

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April 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Katie Ledecky Guest Stars on Basketball Superstar Steph Curry’s Web Show

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky was the guest on the latest episode of Stephen Curry’s 5 Minutes from Home YouTube series. Ledecky joins Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry and 9 year-old Riley Morrison, who made headlines with a […]

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March 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Double Dips on St. Patrick’s Day

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrated twice on Sunday. No, she didn’t win a gold medal or break a world record. Instead, the Bethesda native celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and her 22nd birthday. The five-time gold medalist and holder […]

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January 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Wins Four Events at Swim Series Meet in Tennessee

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky added four more wins to her ever growing collection of titles. In a four-day TYR Pro Swim Series meet January 9-12 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, the 21 year-old swimming superstar won […]

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