- 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)
With Plenty Of Pain, Ledecky's Gain Is 200 Freestyle Gold
Philip Hersh Aug. 10, 2016
Philip Hersh discusses what made this particular victory so satisfying for the swimming wunderkind.
Katie Ledecky Wins 200-Meter Freestyle For Second Rio Gold – And She’s Not Done
Karen Rosen Aug. 09, 2016
Ledecky has earned three total medals in Rio; Maya DiRado added her second medal of the Games, a bronze.
In Crushing The 400 Freestyle Field, Katie Ledecky Also Beat A Tougher Opponent: Her Own Goals
Philip Hersh Aug. 08, 2016
The 19-year-old accomplished a goal she set in 2013.
Katie Ledecky Smashes Her 400 Freestyle World Record For Olympic Gold
Peggy Shinn Aug. 07, 2016
Leah Smith earned bronze to Ledecky at her first Games; Dana Vollmer took bronze in the 100 butterfly.
"Pretty Super" Ledecky Gets Silver Surprise In 400 Free Relay
Philip Hersh Aug. 06, 2016
The distance swimmer proved she can do it all from the 100 to the 1,500.
Chase Kalisz, Maya DiRado, Women’s 4x100 Free Win Silver On First Night Of Swimming In Rio
Peggy Shinn Aug. 06, 2016
Kalisz and DiRado began their Olympic careers with matching hardware.
Prepare For Rio By Watching The Top 5 Swimming Races In Team USA History
Aug. 06, 2016
Where does the 4x100-meter freestyle team from 2008 rank? Watch and find out.
Team USA Predicted To Lead Medal Count In Rio
Peggy Shinn Aug. 05, 2016
Two sources predict the U.S. will lead the medal count for its sixth straight summer Games.
Katie Ledecky Makes Time Fly In Four Years, Has Big Plans For Second Olympics
Karen Rosen Aug. 03, 2016
Ledecky broke out on the international scene four years ago with one gold; now she could win four.
15 Of The Best Photos From Swimming Olympic Team Trials
July 28, 2016
Relive the action-packed, week-long competition through photos.
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