VIDEO INTERVIEW: Katie Ledecky talks Metro Champs, records and pre-race strategies

SwimSwam caught up with American record-holder Katie Ledecky after her headline-grabbing performances at the D.C. Metro Championships to get her feelings on what was a huge weekend for the rising star.

Ledecky talks about her rest and preparation for the Metro meet, her pre-race strategies for distance races, plus what her future plans regarding events and entries for future competition.

Check out the video above to hear what Ledecky had to say. Interview video courtesy of Matt Rees.

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bobo gigi
6 years ago

New 500 free American record.
New 200 free high school record.
Congrats champion for another great weekend of swimming.
Very well-spoken and poised girl to listen in interview.

6 years ago

What a genuine person and as we can hear, the makings of a true NT leader.. The best part of that interview for me is the props she gives to her girls on that relay and her desire to be a part of the team. Fantastic that she has the wherewithal to include them all in a shout out the interview, congrats to all four girls on that relay!

6 years ago

She says she is “looking forward to training.” Wow. Mercy this young lady is unstoppable.

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