Katie Ledecky earns Olympic top, silver medal in busy day

Katie Ledecky earns Olympic top, silver medal in busy dayAmerican Katie Ledecky fluffy off censure to set an Olympic best in the 1,500-meter battery heat on Monday just times after behind to Australia’s Ariarne Titmus in the 400-meter battery medal event.

Ledecky won her heat with a time of 15:35.35 as the 1,500-meter freestyle made its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. The men’s side has extended competed for the event, but Tokyo was the first time female contestants contributed in the long-distance swim.

The superstar swimmer held off China’s Wang Jianjiahe and Germany’s Sarah Kohler in the fifth heat of the night. Ledecky grips the biosphere best in the occasion with a 15:20.48 in 2018.

The finals are set for Wednesday.

Ledecky was pending off a silver-medal finish in the 400-meter freestyle. She located behindhand Titmus with the second-fastest time in the past. She struggled by nearly a full-body distance before wrapping up a 3:56.59 mark. Legacy over just a second behindhand her with a 3:57.36.

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Astonishingly, Ledecky also raced in the 200-meter battery heat before taking the pool for the 400m and the 1,500m.

In the 200-meter, Ledecky narrowly beat out Canada’s Penny Oleksiak. Ledecky logged a time of 1:55.28 and Oleksiak had a 1:55.38 mark. Australia’s Madison Wilson finished third.

 

 

By Maria Jose

Maria Jose is the Daily Reuters bestselling author. Maria was born and raised in Portugal. She is a bookseller before shifting to children’s publishing and has worked at a literary development company and a creative writing website for teens and as a book reviewer of children’s and young adult novels. She is tall for no reason and lives in United Kingdom. Now she writes about amazing stories about Entrepreneurs on Daily Reuters.

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