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

Rebecca Adlington Adlington 'proud' to claim bronze

Rebecca Adlington says she is proud of her performance in the 800m freestyle final at the London 2012 Olympics.

Rebecca Adlington Katie Ledecky US teenager stuns Adlington

American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky stunned Rebecca Adlington to take the women's 800m freestyle Olympic title, with the British favourite third.

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

19

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

23

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