How did Katie Ledecky do in the 800m?

How did Katie Ledecky do in the 800m?

Katie Ledecky won the women’s 800-meter freestyle on Saturday in Tokyo, her final event of the Olympic Games. Ledecky, who went 8:12.57, beat out second-place finisher Ariarne Titmus — who handed Ledecky her first-ever individual Olympic loss earlier in the meet — by 1.26 seconds.

Who won the women’s 800 freestyle in the Olympics?

Katie Ledecky
American superstar swimmer Katie Ledecky grabbed her second gold medal of this year’s Olympic Games, winning the women’s 800-meter freestyle race Saturday in Tokyo.

How old is Katie Ledecky now?

24 years (March 17, 1997)
Katie Ledecky/Age
Ledecky was born March 17, 1997 in Washington DC. The 24-year-old is 6′ and weighs 160 pounds. Read our Tokyo Olympics live blog for the latest news and updates… Ledecky, who won her first gold medal at age 15, is known for her short hair and big smile.

How old was Katie Ledecky when she won gold?

In her international debut at the 2012 London Olympic Games as a 15-year-old, Ledecky unexpectedly won the gold medal in the women’s 800-metre freestyle.

Is Katie Ledecky back in the US?

Ledecky has made it back home from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, and with some new hardware. “I’m back in the U.S., which is a good thing and just trying to soak it all in,” Ledecky told 7News sports anchor Scott Abraham.

What is Katie Ledecky’s world record in the 800m?

Ledecky almost broke the world record in the 800-meter freestyle, finishing with a time of 8:11.35. Her world records came in the 400- and 1500-meter freestyles, with times of 3:58.37 and 15:28.36, respectively.

What is Katie Ledecky’s 400-meter split?

In the final, Ledecky went out hard and, by the 200-meter mark, she had already established an almost body-length lead. Her 400-meter split was 4:04.34, a personal best for Ledecky in that distance, and would have placed fifth in the individual 400-meter freestyle.

What is Katie Ledecky’s gold medal?

Matthias Schrader/AP Katie Ledecky has won her first gold of the Tokyo Olympics, in the 1,500 meter freestyle race. She took silver in her first race of the Games, and then missed out on medaling in the 200 meter freestyle.

Is Katie Ledecky a Time 100 Titan?

“TIME 100 Titans Katie Ledecky”. Time. Retrieved April 21, 2016. ^ Lohn, John (April 21, 2016). “TIME Honors Distance Star Katie Ledecky As One Of Its Top 100 Influential People”. Swimvortex.

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