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Ledecky excited by Olympic double challenge
By Rob Woollard
Los Angeles, April 8, 2021 (AFP) - Five-time Olympic gold medallist Katie Ledecky said Thursday she is excited by the challenge of chasing history in Tokyo when she attempts to win 200m and 1,500m freestyle titles on the same day.
The 24-year-old US swimming great is gunning for five gold medals at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, where she hopes to compete in the 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m freestyle and 4x200m free relay.