エルメスコピー スーパーコピー ロレックスコピー スーパーコピー スーパーコピー ブランドコピー ルイヴィトンコピー
ブランドコピー スーパーコピー スーパーコピー時計 ブランド時計コピー スーパーコピーN級品 スーパーコピーブランド スーパーコピー時計 ブランドコピー 激安ブランド スーパーコピー スーパーコピー ロレックス時計コピー スーパーコピー時計 ウブロ時計コピー ルイヴィトン財布コピー ロレックス時計コピー オメガ時計コピー ウブロ時計コピー パネライ時計コピー パテックフィリップ時計コピー  Ledecky Gives Swim Lessons In Tokyo As Part Of U.S. Embassy Program

Ledecky Gives Swim Lessons In Tokyo As Part Of U.S. Embassy Program

katie-ledecky-
Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Editorial content for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championship coverage is sponsored by TritonWear. Visit TritonWear.com for more information on our sponsor. For full Swimming World coverage, check event coverage page. <script type="text/javascript" src="https://ads.swimmingworldmagazine.com/absolutebm.aspx?b=1333"></script>

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky, who is fresh off of winning five medals (including three golds) at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, stuck around after that meet in Tokyo to give swim lessons to Japanese students, per a report in the Charlotte Observer.

Ledecky was on hand to work with more than 100 elementary school and junior high school aged swimmers, answering questions about her career before getting into the pool and swimming with the students. Her lessons were part of the United States Embassy’s “Go For Gold” initiative, which brings American athletes and diplomats to participating schools in Japan.

“It’s fun for me to give back to the sport I love so much,” Ledecky told reporters, adding with a smile that “Hopefully I’ll see a lot of their faces again in two years.”

Preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games are well underway in Tokyo, including adding a roof to the swimming venue that is currently under construction. Ledecky figures to be a major player at those Games, with the swimmer forgoing her final two years of eligibility at Stanford to turn professional heading into the next Olympics.

The Charlotte Observer contributed to this report. 

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

Welcome to our community. We invite you to join our discussion. Our community guidelines are simple: be respectful and constructive, keep on topic, and support your fellow commenters. Commenting signifies that you agree to our Terms of Use

4 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
John Kercheval
5 years ago

Is that before or after she collected her huge paycheck?

gamascal345
gamascal345
5 years ago
Reply to  John Kercheval

Compared with other sports in the US what she is earning is peanuts!

Paul Grout
5 years ago
Reply to  John Kercheval

If you only knew what a swimmer does to get to her level no pay cheque would ever cover the hours put in . ?

최은미
5 years ago

우리나라는 저런거 안하나?

4
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x