Katie Ledecky

World Junior Records in Swimming: Long Course Meters - Swimming World News

Women’s World Junior Records as of August 14, 2017<p>EVENT<p>SWIMMER<p>NATION<p>TIME<p>DATE<p>LOCATION<p>50 Free<p>Rikako Ikee<p>JPN<p>24.48<p>18-Feb-17<p>Tokyo, Japan<p>100 Free<p>Penny …

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The Olympics: the Harshest Hangover in Sports

A depressing report from Rio underlines the economic and moral hazard of the traveling athletic spectacle<p>We need to talk about the Olympics. Again.<p>A year ago, Rio was popping. The Summer Games were entering their second week, and despite anxieties about preparation, environmental hazards, security …

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2017 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

2017 SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS August 8 – 12, 2017 East Meadow, NY (Long Island) Meet Central Meet info Psych... Archive photo via Mike …

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2017 US Junior Nationals: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam 2017 SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS• August 8 – 12, 2017<br>• East Meadow, NY (Long Island)<br>• Meet Central<br>• Meet info<br>• Psych …

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2017 U.S. Open: Day 5 National Team Tracker Update

By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam 2017 U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS• August 2-6, 2017<br>• East Meadow, NY<br>• Long course (50m)<br>• Psych Sheet<br>• Pre-scratch timelines<br>• Meet …

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Ryan Lochte set to return to competition at USA Swimming meet

Almost one year after winning his 12th Olympic medal, Ryan Lochte is returning to competition in a USA Swimming meet.<p>Lochte is scheduled to swim in the U.S. Open, which continues through Sunday at the Nassau County Aquatics Center in East Meadow, N.Y. The four-time Olympian is expected to race in …

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Five takeaways from World Swimming Championships

Dissecting the efforts of Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel and why the world's best swimmer might not be American.

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The Top 15 Swimmers at the 2017 World Championships

By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam There was no shortage of exciting swimming at the 2017 World Championships. The meet had it all: world records, comeback …

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The Most Dominant Active Swimmers - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya<p><i>By Jinq En Phee, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>Most swim fans would agree that most dominant swimmer …

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Titmus's world swimming debut a double dose of nerves, food poisoning

Tasmanian teenager Ariarne Titmus has revealed her world championship swimming success came off the back of a bout of food poisoning.The 16-year-old …

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Ledecky ponders future after a bit of a letdown at worlds

BUDAPEST, Hungary — OK, it wasn’t like Katie Ledecky was a flop at the world championships.<p>Far from it.<p>She won five gold medals. She took silver in her other event.<p>“If that was my bad year for the next four years, then the next couple years are going to be pretty exciting,” Ledecky declared.<p>But her …

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Left Wanting More - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports<p>By Katie Lafferty, <i>Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>Now that World Championships in Budapest, Hungary are …

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2017 World Champs Pick ‘Em Contest: Day 8 Update Presented By TYR

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam 2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS• Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th<br>• Budapest, Hungary<br>• LCM (50m)<br>• Full Competition …

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Stanford Edges Cal 14-13 For Most World Championship Medals

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam 2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS• Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th<br>• Budapest, Hungary<br>• LCM (50m)<br>• Full Competition …

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Katie Ledecky Says No to Open Water

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam 2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS• Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th<br>• Budapest, Hungary<br>• LCM (50m)<br>• Full Competition …

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2017 World Champs Pick Em Contest: Day 7 Update Presented By TYR

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam 2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS• Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th<br>• Budapest, Hungary<br>• LCM (50m)<br>• Full Competition …

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As FINA World Championships wrap, Katie Ledecky focused on ‘moving forward’

With expectations that might finally match her talents, Katie Ledecky opened this year’s FINA world championships in Budapest and stayed at least a pool-length away from anything that might resemble a boast or prediction.<p>“If I come away from this week and have a lot of fun, it will have been a …

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Semifinals spots prove elusive for Kiwi swimmers

There were no additions to New Zealand swimmers qualifying for semifinals and finals on day six of the FINA World Swimming Championships in …

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Katie Ledecky Wins Third Straight 800 Free World Title; Leah Smith Bronze - Swimming World News

<b>Katie Ledecky</b> became the first female swimmer to win the 800 free at the World Championships three times. Ledecky won her third straight world title …

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World Swimming Championships race videos list

A full list of every Olympic event swimming pool final from the world aquatics championships in Budapest.

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Katie Ledecky wins 4th gold medal at world swimming championships

<b>Katie Ledecky</b> earned her fourth gold of the world swimming championships by anchoring the US victory in the 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay on …

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Ledecky Anchors USA To 4x200Fr Gold As She Claims 14th World Championship Medal

Katie Ledecky won her fourth gold medal of the week - and fifth overall - as she anchored the United States to victory in the 4x200m freestyle in …

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Ledecky wins 13th gold as USA rule world pool

Katie Ledecky claimed her 13th career world championship gold medal on Thursday as the USA ruled the pool in Budapest with a hat-trick of …

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Ledecky wins fourth gold

2017-07-27 20:09<p>Katie Ledecky (AP)<p>Budapest - <b>Katie Ledecky</b> led the USA to the women's 4x200m freestyle title at the <b>world championships</b> on Thursday …

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Katie Ledecky bounces back, anchors U.S. relay to gold (video)

Ledecky has one race left at worlds this week.

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Dan Patrick Would Rather See Phelps Race Ledecky Than a Fake Shark

By Rachel Harvill on SwimSwam In a Discovery Channel Shark Week special, <b>Michael Phelps</b> took to the open water to go head to head (well, kind of) with …

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Katie Ledecky Loses

Yesterday, Katie Ledecky won the 1500 meter freestyle world championship by 19 seconds. It was her 12th gold medal at worlds, a record for women …

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Sun, Ledecky suffer shock defeats at worlds

Chinese superstar Sun Yang and American sensation Katie Ledecky suffered surprise defeats at the world championship on Wednesday while the USA twice …

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Katie Ledecky back on top; new generation emerges for US men

BUDAPEST, Hungary — On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot — the top rung of the medal podium — the U.S. men’s team began passing the torch to a new generation at the world championships.<p>Step aside, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. You’ve got a worthy successor in Chase …

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Wait a Second … Katie Ledecky Lost?!

In these uncertain times, there are several universal truths that we can rely upon for comfort. Put two children on a seesaw, and one will start to …

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