After Breaking olympic record in 400m freestyle swimming Katie is competing in 200m freestyle today.Cruising through the 400-meter freestyle in just three minutes and 58.71 seconds, Ledecky just broke an Olympic record in Rio — and that was just in a preliminary heat! The 400-meter freestyle is one of her signature events, and the first event that made her a world record holder. Let’s see what happen in 200m freestyle prelims.
Federica Pellegrini is an Italian swimmer. A native of Mirano, in the province of Venice, she holds the women’s 200 m freestyle world records, and won a Gold Medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
World Record:- 1:52.98,ITA, PELLEGRINI Federica in Rome 2009
Olympic Record:- 1:53.61,USA,Schmitt Allison in London 2012
- See rio olympics DAY 3 Heat sheet
Katie Ledecky did :-1:55:01
MCKEON Emma did:- 1:55:80
Rio Olympic Day 3 Women’s 200m Freestyle Heat Results:-