- Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Six-time Olympic medalist (5 golds, 1 bronze)
- Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x200m free); 13th (200m free); 14th (200m back)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (100m back, 200m back, 4x200m free, 4x100m medley); bronze (4x100m free); 4th (200m free); 5th (100m free)
- Most recent: 2015 – gold (4x200m free, 4x100m mixed free); silver (200m back); bronze (200m free, 4x100m free); 4th (4x100m medley); 5th (100m back); 7th (100m free)
- Years of participation: Long Course – 2011, 2013, 2015; Short Course – 2010
- Medals: 17 (11 golds, 3 silvers, 3 bronzes)
- Gold – 2011 (200m back, 4x100m medley, 4x200m free); 2013 (100m back, 200m back, 200m free, 4x100m free, 4x200m free, 4x100m medley); 2015 (4x200m free, 4x100m mixed free)
- Silver – 2010 (200m back); 2011 (4x100m free); 2015 (200m back)
- Bronze – 2011 (50m back); 2015 (200m free, 4x100m free)
Which Fourth-Place Finishers Are Eyeing Redemption At The Rio Olympics?
Peggy Shinn Aug. 28, 2015
37 U.S. athletes finished fourth in 2012. Here's a look at some of the Rio medal hopefuls out for redemption.
Defending Olympic Champions Hoping To Shine Again In Rio
Peggy Shinn Aug. 20, 2015
From Phelps to the women’s soccer team, scores of defending Olympic gold medalists are on the Road to Rio.
Team USA Tops Medal Count At Swimming World Championships
USA Swimming Aug. 09, 2015
U.S. swimmers earn five medals on the final night of competition to end the event with 23 overall.
Katie Ledecky Wins Fifth Gold Medal, Sets Another World Record
Associated Press Aug. 08, 2015
The teenager is first swimmer to sweep 200-, 400-, 800-, 1,500-meter freestyle races at a single worlds.
Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin Win Gold And Bronze In 200 Free
Associated Press Aug. 05, 2015
Competing in the 200-meter freestyle at worlds for the first time, Ledecky rallied from fourth to win.
Katie Ledecky Breaks Her Own World Record In 1,500-Meter Freestyle
USA Swimming Aug. 04, 2015
Ledecky followed her 400-meter freestyle gold with another dominant performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle.
Katie Ledecky Starts Swimming Worlds With 400-Meter Gold
Associated Press Aug. 02, 2015
The win begins Ledecky's packed schedule that includes four individual races.
Lochte, Ledecky, Franklin Lead U.S. Swimmers To Worlds
Scott McDonald July 29, 2015
Many of the world’s greatest swimmers will convene in Kazan, Russia.
How (And Where) Will Missy Franklin Spend Her Summer Vacation?
Peggy Shinn May 26, 2015
Now a pro, the swimming star talks about summer plans, upcoming endorsements and if she plans to return to Cal.
20 Times Missy Franklin’s Smile Lit Up The Room
May 10, 2015
Celebrate the five-time medalist's 20th birthday with a look at 20 of her smiliest photos.
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