Katie Ledecky Swims World Leading 400 Freestyle At TWST Senior Invite

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.

2014 LCM Women 400 Free TYR World Ranking

KatieUSA
LEDECKY
08/23
3.58.37*WR
2Jazmin
CARLIN
GBR4.03.2408/24
3Sharon
VAN ROUWENDAAL
NED4.03.7608/24
4Mireia
BELMONTE GARCIA
ESP4.03.8404/13
5Federica
PELLEGRINI
ITA4.04.4208/24
View Top 51»

Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain had the previous world’s fastest time at 4:03.84.

Here is how she split the race:

  • 58.89
  • 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.

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pvdh

no wr? pffft

anon

i honestly can’t wait to see what her 200 time is…

Philip Johnson

That’s insane considering she just broke the WR and didn’t she swim a 200 IM as well?

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