Katie Ledecky continues to be on fire. After setting an American record in the 500 freestyle last night, Ledecky took down another national standard at the D.C. Metro High School Championships in the 200 freestyle.
Her time of 1:42.38 broke Dagny Knutson’s time of 1:42.81 that was set in 2008. Ledecky attends Stone Ridge High School, which is classified as a independent (private) school. Ledecky’s swim will stand as a new independent and national high school record, and Knutson’s time will remain the national record for public schools.
25.91 – 25.91
1:16.34 – 26.22
1:42.38 – 26.04
Her time tonight was just off her best of 1:42.03 from December’s USA Swimming. Megan Romano remains as the American record holder with a 1:41.21.
We will post a video of the swim shortly.