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Katie Ledecky Create a New Olympic and World Record in Women’s 800m Freestyle Final

Katie Ledecky Wins Again At USA Swimming national championships 2017

Ledecky began the 2016 Summer Olympics by swimming in the heats of the 4×100-meter freestyle relay. Swimming the anchor leg, Ledecky recorded a split of 52.64 and helped the American team finish second overall in the heats with the time of 3:33.59.

Ledecky earned her first medal of the Games, a silver, by again swimming the anchor leg in the 4×100-meter freestyle. In the final, Ledecky recorded a split of 52.79 and together with Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, and Dana Vollmer the American team finished behind Australia with a time of 3:31.89, a new national record.

In her first individual event at the Games, the 400-meter freestyle, Ledecky qualified first in the heats with a time of 3:58.71, an Olympic record. In the final, Ledecky won the gold medal in a world record time of 3:56:46, almost 5 seconds ahead of her closest competitor, Jazmin Carlin the silver medalist, at 4:01:23.[39]

Ledecky won her second gold medal in the 200 meter freestyle with a personal best time of 1:53.73, beating Sarah Sjöström by 0.35 seconds.


Last Records in Women’s 800m Freestyle swimming:-

  • World Record:-8:06.68 , USA by LEDECKY Katie Austin, TX 2016
  • Olympic Record:- 8:14.10, GBR by ADLINGTON Rebecca in Beijing 2008

Katie Ledecky did:-8:12:86 in Heat And did:- in finals 8:04:79

Final Results of Women’s 800m Freestyle swimming:-

 •	Katie Ledecky Create a New Olympic Record women's 800m freestyle

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