RACE VIDEO: Watch Katie Ledecky Swim Mind-Boggling 4:26 in the 500 Free

by SwimSwam 41

February 08th, 2015 High School, News, Video

On Friday evening at the 2015 D.C. Metro Championships, Katie Ledecky swam a mind-blowing 4:26.58 in the 500 yard free. At only 17-years old, that makes her the fastest 500 yard freestyler in the history of women’s swimming by a long-shot.

Above, our friend Dave Bell shares a video of all 4 glorious minutes and 26 glorious seconds of Ledecky’s swim.

Read Jared Anderson’s full record-breaking report here.

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6 years ago

This is amazing. Thank you.

6 years ago

Just amazing!

6 years ago

Is it just the angle or does she look to be circle swimming a little bit? Easy room for improvement!