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Bethesda's Ledecky smashes mark in 1,500-meter free at FINA worlds
Perhaps it was the fact that Bethesda swimmer Katie Ledecky thrives on pulling away early thanks to fast starts. Or maybe it was that Denmark's Lotte Friis chose to challenge her, even outpace her at times, in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on the third night at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
By Jordan Littman, The Baltimore Sun
July 30, 2013