Katie Ledecky

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"I just like to swim…fast. I don't think about the distance."

Katie Ledecky Takes Monstrous Chunk Out of 1650 Freestyle American Record

Katie Ledecky causally shattered the American Record in the 1650 yard freestyle on Saturday by 9 seconds.

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Pelton tops Franklin, Adrian leads loaded 100 free field at Day 3 prelims of Winter Nationals

Teammates Liz Pelton and Missy Franklin will go head-to-head tonight in the 200 back final.

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Video: Missy Franklin was not expecting a 1:41.4 200 Freestyle at Winter Nationals

Video interview is courtesy of Kelsey Floyd. Video edit is courtesy of Coleman Hodges.

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NCAP Girls Break Their Third NAG Relay Record of the Meet in 800

The 800 free relay of the Nation’s Capital Swim Club has broken the National Age Group Record in the 15-18 800 yard free relay.

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Ledecky and Franklin Both Break NAG Records in Women’s 200 Free Final at Winter Nationals

Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin give the Americans a long future of dominant 800 free relays internationally.

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Winter Nationals: Multiple American records for Thoman on day 2, Franklin beats Ledecky in 200

Missy Franklin won twice for California, including an intense showdown with fellow Olympian Katie Ledecky in the 200 free.

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Ledecky Tops Missy in 200 Free; Missy Tops Bootsma in 100 Back in Day 2 Prelims at Winter Nationals

Cindy Tran and the Cal medley relays were off to a very good start on Friday morning, taking the top two spots in the 200 medley relay.

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NCAP Girls Break Another NAG Record; This Time in the 400 Yard Medley Relay

Janet Hu, as part of the NCAP 400 medley relay, got her third National Age Group Record of the day at Winter Nationals.

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Championship Records, Nearly American Records, Fall on Day 1 of U.S. Winter Nationals

Among the night 1 swims will be Katie Ledecky chasing an American Record in the 500 free.

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Franklin, Ledecky nominated for USSA Athlete of the Year

Missy Franklin (far left) and Katie Ledecky (far right) join a star-studded field of nominees for USSA Athlete of the Year

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Weekend Preview: Winter Nationals, Texas Invite and more

One storyline to watch: Nathan Adrian leads a loaded field in the sprint freestyles at U.S. Winter Nationals in Knoxville.

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Coughlin, Schneider Take Top Seeds in 50 Free in Day 1 Prelims

The wildly-decorated Natalie Coughlin swam the second-best time of her career in the 50 free on Thursday morning.

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NCAP 200 Free Relay Breaks National Age Group Record at Winter Nats Prelims

NCAP’s Janet Hu got her team off to a great start as they roared to a new National Age Group Record on Thursday in Knoxville.

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Duel In The Pool Tickets Up For Grabs

The organizers of the Duel in the Pool event, which will be held in Glasgow at the Tollcross International Swimming…

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Psych Sheets Posted for USA Swimming Winter National Championships

World Record holder Katie Ledecky will be among the stars represented at the 2013 Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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