Katie Ledecky Wins Olympic Gold
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Katie Ledecky Swims to a Gold Medal 

Katie on Fox TV 

Welcome Home Katie
Welcome Home Katie


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Watch the highlights: Katie Ledecky Wins 800m Freestyle Gold

Katie Ledecky Olympic Gold
Katie Ledecky Olympic Gold 

Katie Ledecky a Golden Smile

Katie Ledecky a Golden Smile

CBS9 news coverage of the Katie Ledecky viewing party at Stone Ridge

Associated Press news coverage of the Katie Ledecky viewing party at Stone Ridge

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Katie on the Today Show, 8/5/12

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Katie on the Today Show, 8/3/12

Katie Ledecky reacts to her win
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Katie Ledecky reacts to her win

 Katie Ledecky reacts to her win
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Katie Ledecky reacts to her win

Ledecky's Lane to Olympic Final Began at Local Pool

Phelps, Ledecky, Franklin All Golden at Olympics
Associated Press

Katie Ledecky reacts to her win

Katie Ledecky team photo

Courtesy of United States Olympic Committee
Katie Ledecky Official Olympic Photo

Katie Ledecky is a Stone Ridge Girl

Stone Ridge is bursting with Pride!!!!

Look close for Katie at the minute marks 2:41 and 3:02 with a group.

Katie Ledecky on the Today Show
Katie on the Today Show
New U.S. Swimming Faces on TODAY
Katie Ledecky wins the 800m free
Swimming World/Peter H. Bick
Katie wins the 800m free in the Olympic trials.
Katie Ledecky and Kate Ziegler after the 800m free
The New York Times/Doug Mills
Katie and Kate Ziegler after the 800m free in the Olympic trials.

Katie Ledecky and Kate Ziegler
Getty Images/Al Bello
(L-R) Katie Ledecky and Kate Ziegler on the
Olympic Trial medal stand.

Katie LedeckyKatie Ledecky Stone Ridge school picture

Katie Ledecky signs her autograph courtesy of Mark Humphrey/AP Photo
AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
Katie Ledecky signs her autograph after the closing ceremony
of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

Katie Ledecky's Stone Ridge classmates
Olympic News

Bethesda Honors Hometown Olympians, 8/25/12.

ABC9, WJLA, 8/9/12, Olympics 2012: Katie Ledecky, Olympic gold medalist, comes home, talks with ABC7

WTOP, 8/9/12, MD gold medalist Katie Ledecky shares her favorite moments

NBC4, 8/7/12, Katie swims through the forecast. So funny!

Catholic News, 8/6/12, Maryland Catholic high school cheers on Katie Ledecky, its golden girl

People, 8/6/12, Katie Ledecky Wins Gold, Heads Back to School

The Washington Post, Katie Ledecky’s success came as no surprise to Bethesda-based family of high achievers, 8/4/12

The Gazette, 8/3/12, Stone Ridge 'watch party' in Bethesda draws hundreds to see Ledecky win gold

Foxsports.com, 8/3/12, USA's Ledecky, 15, Wins 800 free

The Washington Post, 8/3/12, Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky all grab gold at London Olympics

The Washington Post, 8/3/12, Katie Ledecky, 15, makes big splash with Olympic gold medal in 800 meters

nbcolympics.com, 8/3/12, Franklin, Phelps and Ledecky all win gold for U.S.

USA Today, 8/3/12, Katie Ledecky, 15, wins 800 free, breaks Janet Evans' record

Yahoo Sports, 8/3/12, Katie Ledecky, youngest United States Olympian, wins gold in 800

The Washington Post, 8/3/12, , The scene in Bethesda as Ledecky wins gold

Swimming World, 8/3/12, Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky Prove Youth is Served for United States

Janet Evans Tweets Katie Ledecky, 8/3/12

Patch.com, 8/3/12 Bethesda Olympian Ledecky, 15, Takes Gold. See the live reaction to the big win!

Bleacherreport.com, 8/3/12, Katie Ledecky: High School Sophomore Is Now Olympic Champion

Patheos, 8/4/12, Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky Didn’t Know She Wasn’t Supposed to Achieve the Impossible

More Katie in the News

Patch.com, 8/2/12, Bethesda Swimmer Sails Through To Olympic Finals

Washington Times, 8/1/12, Olympics 2012: Katie Ledecky poised to debut with a splash

WMAL AM 630, LISTEN: Local Swimmers Inspired By Potomac Teen Olympian

The Washington Post, 7/25/12, Local athletes go for the gold

The Gazette, 7/18/12, Swimming standout bound for London

The Catholic Standard, 7/17/12, In London, Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky will draw on Catholic faith, support from parish and school communities

USA Today, 7/11/12, Katie is officially announced as youngest member of US Olympic team

Reach for the Wall, 7/4/12 - Olympic Team announced

The Washington Post, 7/3/12, D.C. area swimmers are Olympics bound

Swimming World Magazine, 7/1/12, U.S. Olympic Trials: Distance Prodigy Katie Ledecky Clears 800 Free Trials Record; Kate Ziegler Finishes Second

The Washington Post, 7/1/12, Katie Ledecky makes 1st Olympic team at 15 with 800 free win at US swim trials

Reach for the Wall, 7/1/12, Local swimmers conclude stellar week

Swim Swam, 7/1/12, Katie Ledecky Qualifies for London 2012 at Age 15

ESPN, 6/26/12, The Future is Now

Yahoo Sports, 6/28/12, Katie Ledecky, a Maryland sophomore, is suddenly a shocking Olympic contender

Ledecky Team USA t-shirt


About Katie

Katie is 15 years old and a sophomore at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. Katie attended Little Flower School in Bethesda, MD before becoming a Gator at Stone Ridge. Katie was the youngest member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team.

Katie trains with the Nations Capital Swim Club.

Katie's Swimming Accomplishments in 2011-2012
  • Broke six Stone Ridge Swimming Team Records
  • Broke six Stone Ridge Pool Records
  • Broke Kate Ziegler's WMPSSDL meet records in the 200 and 500 free
  • Anchored the WMPSSDL Record setting 200 free relay
  • Broke the ISL (Independent School League) meet records in the 200 and 500 free
  • Made the ISL All League
  • Made the WMPSSDL (Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swimming and Diving League) All League
  • Made All Met 1st team
  • Was a High School All American in the 200 free (8th place) and 500 free (3rd place)
  • Broke the National Age Group records in the 400 free and 800 free at the USA Olympic Trials
  • Broke the USA Olympic Trials record in the 800 free
  • Has the 2nd fastest 800 free time this year
  • Has the 12th fastest 800 free of all time

Visit Katie's Team USA page at
and Katie's NBC Olympic profile page

Extra Extra
Pictures from the viewing party at Stone Ridge, http://clicked.gazette.net

Alanah cheers for Katie


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