Ledecky Takes Gold in 1500, Becomes Winningest Female Swimmer in World Championship History

NCAP alum Katie Ledecky won her 3rd gold medal of the meet on night 3 of the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary.  Ledecky took first in the Women’s 1500 Meter Freestyle with a time of 15:31.82.  With the win, Ledecky surpassed Missy Franklin for most LC World Championship Gold Medals of any female swimmer. Ledecky has now won 12 career Gold Medals at World Championships.

Jack Conger also competed in night 3 of World Championships. He finished 5th in the semi-finals of the 200 Meter Butterfly with a time of 1:55.30 and qualified for the finals.  Ledecky similarly qualified for the finals in the 200 Meter Freestyle.  Her time of 1:54.69 was the fastest in the semi-finals.

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