Broke six Stone Ridge swimming team records
Broke six Stone Ridge pool records
Broke Kate Ziegler's WMPSSDL meet records in the 200m and 500m 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 First 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
ABC9, WJLA, August, 12 Olympics 2012: Katie Ledecky, Olympic gold medalist, comes home, talks with ABC7
NBC4, 8/7/12, Katie swims through the forecast. So funny!
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
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
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
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
Organized by the USA Swimming Foundation, the Golden Goggle Awards honor the top performances in American swimming. Katie Ledecky won for both Breakout Performance of the Year and Female Race of the Year.
Katie Ledecky 15' spent her 16th birthday on St. Patrick's Day as an area celebrity. In the afternoon, Katie was a Division Marshall at the DC St. Patrick's Day parade. That evening, Katie was at the Capitals Hockey game, received a standing ovation and was presented with a Ledecky Caps jersey. Fun to be Sweet 16 and an Olympian!
Bethesda Magazine, 11/19/12, Bethesda's Golden Girl.
Bethesda Honors Hometown Olympians, 8/25/12.