U.S. Olympic swimmer

April 10, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Ledecky Swims Fastest Time in the World This Year in 200-Meter Freestyle

Katie Ledecky won the 200-meter freestyle at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Mission Viejo, Ca with the world’s fastest time this year. Ledecky beat the competition with a time of 1 minute, 54.40 seconds, the 11th fastest time ever recorded for the 200. She was well ahead of three-time Olympian Allison Schmitt, who […]

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December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Completes Degree from Stanford

With no competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympic gold swimmer Katie Ledecky dove head first into her schoolwork. The Bethesda native enrolled in a full load of classes in the spring, summer and fall, making the most of her time out of the water. In November, Ledecky graduated from Stanford with an undergraduate degree in psychology. […]

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September 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Katie Ledecky Fully Focused on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

At the ripe old age of 15, Katie Ledecky stood atop the highest podium during the medal ceremony at the 2012 London Olympic Games proudly listening to the national anthem after winning her first gold medal. Now 22, Ledecky has five Olympic golds and will be trying to add to her collection next summer at […]

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