USA Swimming Olympic Roster 2016: Meet the Team for Rio

Katie Ledecky


Event: Women's 800m Free, Women's 400m Free, Women's 200m Free


After winning gold in the 800m freestyle at the 2012 Olympics as a 15-year-old, Ledecky has proceeded to take the swimming world by storm. Named the Swimming World Swimmer of the Year in 2013, 2014 and 2015, the now 19-year-old owns the world record in the 400m freestyle, 800m freestyle and 1500m freestyle. At the 2015 world championships, she made history when she won gold in the 200m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 800m freestyle, 1500m freestyle and 800m freestyle relay. The most dominant swimmer in the world is expected to enroll in Stanford in the fall. (Getty)