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  • Bethesda's Ledecky smashes mark in 1,500-meter free at FINA worlds

    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.
  • Katie Ledecky captures 3rd gold in relay win

    Katie Ledecky captures 3rd gold in relay win
    Katie Ledecky of Bethesda helped the United States win gold in the women's 4x200-meter freestyle relay Thursday at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. She teamed with Shannon Vreeland, Karlee Bispo and Missy Franklin to finish in 7 minutes,...

    Ledecky wins fourth gold, sets second world record

    Bethesda native Katie Ledecky came into Saturday's 800-meter freestyle final at the FINA World Championships with three gold medals and a 1,500 freestyle world record last week. On Saturday, she again was the swimmer to beat, and again, nobody was able to...

    Bel Air's Kalisz earns silver in only event at FINA worlds

    Bel Air's Kalisz earns silver in only event at FINA worlds
    Bel Air native Chase Kalisz waited two weeks for Sunday's proceedings. He saw fellow Americans earn medal after medal at the FINA World Championships, yet he didn't have the chance to do so until the last day of competition. But when the Fallston...

    Life after Olympic stardom begins now for Michael Phelps

    Life after Olympic stardom begins now for Michael Phelps
    On the first day of the rest of his life,  Michael Phelps  slept in. Really in. "I just woke up," he told reporters at a 1 p.m. news conference Sunday, the day after he swam his last race ever to complete a 22-medal run over four Olympics. After...