(Video Interview) Katie Ledecky Knew What to Expect in 800 Free

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Katie Ledecky spoke to the media after winning the 800 free at the arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Ariz., her third top finish of the meet.

Ledecky explained how she knew about what she could do in the 800 going into the race and how this meet feels different as a college student and a 20-year-old.

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  2. Coral Whisenand

    Katie you are amazing! Work hard! So proud of you!!

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