Whose record did Katie Ledecky break?

During her career, she has broken fourteen world records. Ledecky’s success has earned her Swimming World’s Female World Swimmer of the Year a record-breaking five times….Katie Ledecky.

Personal information
Strokes Freestyle
Club Nation’s Capital Swim Club (NCAP) University of Florida
College team Stanford University

Who has broken world records at the Olympics?

The men’s 400-meter hurdles was a similar story: Both Karsten Warholm of Norway and Rai Benjamin of the United States broke the world record….A look at all of the world records that were broken at the Tokyo Olympics.

Event Weightlifting Men’s 161 lbs. (Total)
Competitor Shi Zhiyong China
New 364kg
Previous 363kg 2019

Who is the 15 year old swimmer going to the Olympics?

Katie Grimes
Katie Grimes is the youngest swimmer on the American swim team. She will participate in her first Olympic games in Tokyo 2021 at the age of just 15, just as Katie Ledecky did in London 2012.

When did Katie Ledecky set the world record?

In the time between London and Rio, Ledecky continued her domination. She set a world record in the 1,500 freestyle at 15:36.53 in a gold-medal winning performance at the 2013 FINA World Aquatics Championships. That wasn’t the end of her trip to Barcelona, Spain.

Did Ledecky win the 800?

TOKYO – Katie Ledecky, the most decorated female swimmer of all time, won the women’s 800-meter freestyle for the third consecutive Olympic Games. Ledecky won in 8:12.57, beating silver medalist Australian Ariarne Titmus by 1.26 seconds. Italy’s Simona Quadarella took the bronze in 8:18.35.

Did Ledecky make the Olympic team?

Katie Ledecky’s Age She was the youngest athlete on Team USA when she made her Olympic debut aged 15 at the London 2012 Olympics, and she was the youngest member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team at the Rio Olympics four years later.

Did Katie Ledecky win the 400?

At the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016, Ledecky won the 400 free by nearly five seconds….Women’s 400-Meter Freestyle.

Silver Katie Ledecky United States
100m 57.67
200m 59.77
300m 1:00.67
400m 59.25

How many medals did Ledecky win in 2020?

Her six individual gold medals are now the most by any female U.S. Olympian ever and second-most in swimming to one person: Michael Phelps may forever hold an untouchable number with 13.

Who won women’s 800 free?

Katie Ledecky
Katie Ledecky won the women’s 800-meter freestyle. TOKYO — Katie Ledecky concluded her Tokyo Olympics with another gold medal in an event she has dominated her entire career, the 800-meter freestyle. She clocked in at 8 minutes 12.57 seconds, ahead of Ariarne Titmus of Australia and Simona Quadarella of Italy.

What is Katie Ledecky’s 800m record?

It’s the most since 1996. Ledecky, 24, completed her Olympic Trials with her fourth victory in as many events, taking the 800m freestyle in 18:14.62. It’s her signature event, which she won at the 2012 Olympics at age 15, in 8:14.63. She is undefeated since and owns the 23 fastest times in history.

Is Katie Ledecky the youngest swimmer in US Olympic history?

Katie Ledecky was the youngest swimmer on the U.S. Olympic team in 2012 and 2016, but this past week, and especially Saturday night, the Olympic Trials showed the next generation arrived. Ten teenage women have qualified for the U.S. Olympic swim team, with another possible on the final day Sunday.

Who is Katie Ledecky’s ‘Little Buddy’ Phoebe Bacon?

Phoebe Bacon, 18, finished second to clinch her first Olympic berth, .33 ahead of Smith. Bacon went to the same elementary school as Ledecky — Little Flower School in Bethesda, Maryland. When Ledecky was in fourth grade, she was paired with a “little buddy” in pre-kindergarten. That was Bacon.