- Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Six-time Olympic medalist (5 gold, 1 silver)
- Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (800m free, 400m free, 200m free, 4x200m free); silver (4x100m free)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (800m free)
- Most recent: 2015 – gold (200m free, 400m free, 800m free, 1,500m free, 4x200 free)
- Years of participation: Long Course – 2013, 2015
- Medals: 9 (9 golds)
- Gold – 2013 (400m free, 800m free, 1,500m free, 4x200m free); 2015 (200m free, 400m free, 800m free, 1,500m free, 4x200m free)
15 Of The Best Photos From Swimming Olympic Team Trials
July 28, 2016
Relive the action-packed, week-long competition through photos.
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces 558-Member 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
United States Olympic Committee July 23, 2016
Team USA features 190 returning Olympians, 66 Olympic champions.
Michael Phelps Wins His Last Race On U.S. Soil
Peggy Shinn July 02, 2016
Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin go 1-2 in 50 free.
Changing Times: Ledecky Cruised To Rio, While Franklin Scrapped Her Way Onto 2016 Team
Philip Hersh July 02, 2016
Philip Hersh examines the different routes taken by Ledecky and Franklin to make the 2016 Olympic team.
After Brilliant Prelim Race In 800 Freestyle, Ledecky Just Not Fast Enough In 100
Philip Hersh July 01, 2016
Philip Hersh recounts how the phenom practiced for the 100 by dominating her 800 heat.
Katie Ledecky: Chasing More Than 200, 400 and 800-Meter Golds in Rio?
Peggy Shinn June 29, 2016
Ledecky won the 200 free and qualified to swim her second individual event in Rio.
With A Welcome Push From A Rival, Ledecky Speeds To Another Olympic Berth
Philip Hersh June 27, 2016
Philip Hersh speaks with Katie Ledecky and competitor Leah Smith, who was able to stay within 2 seconds.
Kevin Cordes Spent 4 Years Studying Sport Of Swimming, Moved Across World To Make First Olympic Team
Peggy Shinn June 27, 2016
Katie Ledecky and Kelsi Worrell also qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Omaha Punctuates Olympic Swimming Trials With Excitement Again
Philip Hersh June 25, 2016
Philip Hersh examines why the city is the perfect spot for a third straight Olympic Trials.
5 Reasons To Watch The U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Swimming
Peggy Shinn June 23, 2016
Hundreds of swimmers, including nine individual Olympic champs, race for coveted spots on the Olympic team.