Last night, Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 1500 meter freestyle at the TWST Senior Invite, posting a 15:34.23. You can view her final lengths of that swim here.
Tonight she is at it again, chasing down records and personal best times. Although she did not break any World or US Open records, she did swim the fastest 400 in the world this year, touching the wall with a winning time of 4:03.09.
Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain had the previous world’s fastest time at 4:03.84.
Here is how she split the race:
- 1:01.42 – 2:00.31
- 1:02.05 – 3:02.36
- 1:00.73 – 4:03.09
14 year old Isabelle Rongione finished second with a time of 4:18.83.