Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky is a well-known American competitive swimmer. She is considered one of the greatest Olympians and the best female swimmer of all time, having won seven Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals, the most by a female swimmer in history.
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Katie Ledecky; Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky · United States · (1997-03-17) March 17, 1997 (age 25). She celebrates her birthday in March each year.
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Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky (born March 17, 1997) is a competitive swimmer from the United States. She is regarded as one of the greatest Olympians and the finest female swimmer of all time, having won seven
Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals, the most in history for a female swimmer. Ledecky is the current and previous world record holder in the women’s 800- and 1500-meter freestyle (long course), as well as the women’s 400-meter freestyle (long course).
In the women’s 500, 1000, and 1650-yard freestyle events, she has the fastest times ever.
Ledecky made her international debut in the 2012 London Olympic Games as a 15-year-old, winning gold in the women’s 800-meter freestyle.
With four gold medals, one silver medal, and two world records, she departed Rio de Janeiro as the most decorated female athlete of the 2016 Olympic Games.
She has won 38 medals in various international events, including the Summer Olympics, World Championships, and Pan Pacific Championships, for a total of 30 golds, 7 silvers, and 1 bronze. She has broken fourteen world records in her career.
Ledecky’s achievements have won her the title of Female World Swimmer of the Year five times, a new record.
Ledecky was also awarded Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year in 2017, L’Équipe International Female Champion of Champions in 2014 and 2017, USOC Female Athlete of the Year in 2013, 2016, and 2017, and Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year in 2017.
Ledecky holds the women’s swimming record with 11 individual gold medals at the World Aquatics Championships and 17 combined individual crowns at the Olympics and World Aquatics Championships.