Ledecky: “You never really know, coming down from altitude, how you’re going to feel” (Video)


Reported by Spencer Penland.


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Katie Ledecky led the race from start to finish, knocking another 8-tenths of a second off her prelims time. Ledecky also kept all 4 of her 50 splits under 30 seconds. Leah Smith was in 2nd throughout the race, taking a little over half a second off her prelims time. Madisyn Cox held off a late charge by Katie Drabot to take Bronze tonight, taking another second off her drop from this morning.

14-year-old Claire Tuggle took the B final of the 200 free, roaring home in 30.17 to finish in 2:01.21, roughly a second faster than this morning.

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She doesn’t look like a person who returned from vacation spent in mountain area. Maybe it’s camera.

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