Katie Ledecky wins 800 free for fifth consecutive title at world swimming championships, sweeps four events

레데키, 25, outswam her opponents for a first-place finish with a time of 8 의사록, 8.04 초, beating out second-place finishers Kiah Melverton of Australia by more than 10 초. She won the 800-meter free for her fifth consecutive title at worlds and eighth consecutive including Olympics finishes.

Katie Ledecky of Team United States competes in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on day seven of the Budapest 2022 FINA World Championships at Duna Arena on June 24, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary.

Katie Ledecky of Team United States competes in the Women’s 800m Freestyle Final on day seven of the Budapest 2022 FINA World Championships at Duna Arena on June 24, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. (사진: Tom Pennington/게티 이미지)

I think back to London,” Ledecky said of her first win at the 2012 올림픽. “I made it a goal to not be a one-hit-wonder and here we are 10 몇 년 후, so I’m really proud of that and still excited for the future as well.

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It was Ledecky’s fastest finish in the event since 2018 and just four seconds off the world record she set at the 2016 올림픽.

I’m happy with that,” 그녀가 말했다. “Fastest I’ve been in a couple of years. So really good end to a great week.

Katie Ledecky of Team United States competes in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on day seven of the Budapest 2022 FINA World Championships at Duna Arena on June 24, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary.

Katie Ledecky of Team United States competes in the Women’s 800m Freestyle Final on day seven of the Budapest 2022 FINA World Championships at Duna Arena on June 24, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

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Ledecky took home her first gold of worlds this year in the 400 [object Window], followed by gold in the 1,500 [object Window]. On Wednesday she helped team USA capture first in the 4×200 freestyle relay and two days later she would dominate in her trademark race.

This is just the start, which is tremendously exciting for me,” she said after sweeping her events.

Gold medallist Katie Ledecky of Team United States poses for a photo during the medal ceremony for the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on day seven of the Budapest 2022 FINA World Championships at Duna Arena on June 24, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary.

Gold medallist Katie Ledecky of Team United States poses for a photo during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 800m Freestyle Final on day seven of the Budapest 2022 FINA World Championships at Duna Arena on June 24, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Ledecky has the most medals for a female swimmer in world championships history with 22 합계, 포함 19 gold. Only Michael Phelps, 누가 이겼어 26, has more.

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