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Digest: Five-time Olympic swimming champ Katie Ledecky will turn pro

Digest: Five-time Olympic swimming champ Katie Ledecky will turn pro

Katie Ledecky's short but spectacular college swimming career is finished. The five-time Olympic champion will forgo her final two seasons of eligibility at Stanford to embark on a professional swimming career, immediately setting her sights on the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. "I've had two really great years of college swimming, have been on an incredible team that's won back-to-back national championships," the Bethesda native said in an interview with The Washington Post. "I feel like now is the right time for me to be making this transition and starting this next chapter." Ledecky, who turned 21 this month, had settled on her...

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