Katie Ledecky United States

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

17 Mar 1997

Height

1.78m

Weight

65kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

SWIMMING

Rebecca Adlington Adlington beaten by US teenager

American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky stuns Rebecca Adlington to take the 800m freestyle title, with the British favourite third.

4 Aug 12

Results for Katie Ledecky

Date Event Rank Mark
3 Aug Women's 800m Freestyle Final 1 gold 8:14.63
2 Aug Women's 800m Freestyle Heats, Heat 3 1 8:23.84

Head to Head

Katie Ledecky vs Ellie Faulkner

Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky United States flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

8:14.63 Women's 800m Freestyle

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

65kg

Age

18

Ellie Faulkner

Ellie Faulkner Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

8:38.00 Women's 800m Freestyle

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

55kg

Age

22

View the London 2012 medallist table