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Ledecky smashes own 1,500m freestyle world record in pro debut

May 17, 2018 - 3:07 PM

The 21-year-old American swimmer now owns the 8 fastest times in history in the event

FAMILIAR FEELING. Olympian Katie Ledecky, who competed in the NCAA collegiate championships two months ago, says turning professional feels no different. File photo by AFP

Dressel, Ledecky scoop top U.S. swimming awards

Nov 20, 2017 - 5:02 PM

Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky are USA Swimming's top male and female athletes for 2017

GOLDEN GOGGLES. World championship swimmers Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel bag the highest honors of the Golden Goggles awards. Photo from Wikipedia commons and Twitter (@caelebdressel)

Ledecky wins 13th gold as USA rule world pool

Jul 28, 2017 - 5:06 AM

Team USA rules the pool at the world championships as Katie Ledecky wins her fourth gold in Budapest

POWERHOUSE. Katie Ledecky led the USA to the women's 4x200m freestyle title with a powerful anchor leg to win her fourth gold medal in the Hungarian capital and the 13th world title of her career. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

U.S. swimmer Ledecky wins historic 12th worlds gold as records tumble

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:40 AM

Katie Ledecky proves she is peerless in the women s 1500m freestyle as she wins the final by a massive 19 07 seconds ahead of her nearest rival Mireia Belmonte

GOLD MEDALIST. US Katie Ledecky reacts after competing in the women's 1500m freestyle final during the swimming competition at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, on July 25, 2017. Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP

PH swimmer Jessie Lacuna on lessons learned from watching Phelps, Ledecky

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:23 PM

The Filipino Olympian is using his time in Rio to study how he can improve by watching the greats

Ledecky breaks own record to win women's 800m freestyle gold

Aug 13, 2016 - 6:02 PM

American swimmer Katie Ledecky unifies the 200m 400m and 800m titles for the first time since 1968

GOLDEN GIRL. Katie Ledecky got the job done in Rio. Photo by Esteban Biba/EPA

Rio 2016: Slew of surprises in record-breaking day

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Schooling beats Phelps Ledecky obliterates competition Ayana smashes 10 000m record 3 suspended for doping – all in one Olympic day

OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS. USA's Katie Ledecky (C) crosses Hungary's Katinka Hosszu (top) and Canada's Hilary Caldwell during the Women's 800m Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. Martin Bureau/AFP

Daftar rekor renang yang dipecahkan selama Olimpiade Rio 2016

Aug 13, 2016 - 8:40 AM

Michael Phelps pemecah beragam rekor renang di Olimpiade Rio 2016 Siapa lagi?

Atlet renang AS, Michael Phelps, saat bertanding di kelas 200 m individual medley Olimpiade Rio pada 10 Agustus 2016. Foto oleh Patrick Kraemer/EPA

Olympics: Gold #19 for Phelps as records tumble in Olympic pool

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED The spellbinding action in the pool brought the curtain down on another day of drama where 14 gold medals were shared out

GOLD NUMBER 19. USA's Michael Phelps prepares to compete in the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Ledecky shatters world record to give US first swimming gold in Rio

Aug 08, 2016 - 10:21 AM

UPDATED The American prodigy surged home to touch the wall in 3min 56 46sec smashing her own world record of 3:58 37 set in 2014

NEW RECORD. USA's Katie Ledecky celebrates after she broke the World Record in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP