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Katie Ledecky of US sets World Record in 800m Freestyle

  • Katie Ledecky of US sets World Record in 800m Freestyle

    USA’s woman swimmer Katie Ledecky has won her fourth gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016 after she won the 800 meters freestyle in a record 8:04.79 time, thereby breaking her own earlier record (set in January 2016) by 1.89 seconds. After her record setting performance Katie said she was confidante of breaking the record as she “felt faster than any event”.   Ledecky is also tied to Amy Van Dyken (1996) and Missy Franklin (2012) for winning most number of gold medals by any American in a single Olympics.