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Bethesda's Ledecky breaks her own freestyle record

Md. Olympic gold medalist just broke her own world record in the 400 meter freestyle.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 06:41am EDT

Tags: pan pacific games

Visit with local phenom, record-holder Katie Ledecky

There's a little more gold in Bethesda after local phenom Katie Ledecky returned home earlier this month from the World Swimming Championships in Spain. She visited the WTOP newsroom earlier this week with her medals.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 06:47am EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, World Swimming Championships, 2012 Summer Olympics

Bethesda welcomes Olympians home with a party

Three Olympians from Bethesda who competed in London this summer were warmly received Friday evening outside the Bethesda Metro station.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 10:47pm EDT

Tags: Bethesda, Olympics, michelle basch

Bethesda teen gets ready for next Olympic qualifier

Katie Ledecky, a 15-year-old from Bethesda, broke a 24-year-old record for her age group in the 400 meter freestyle. Now she competes in the 800 meter freestyle.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 11:07am EDT

Tags: Olympics