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Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky of the USA sets a new World Record time of 8:13.86 in the Swimming Women's Freestyle 800m Final on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Katie Ledecky Wins USA Swimming Athlete Of Year

Olympic and world champion Katie Ledecky has been selected USA Swimming athlete of the year.


US swimmer Katie Ledecky  poses on the podium after winning gold in the women's 800m freestyle final  during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages)

15-Year-Old Katie Ledecky, Youngest Member Of U.S. Swim Team, Wins 800 Free

American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Friday.