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Katie Ledecky’s success came as no surprise to Bethesda-based family of high achievers

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Katie Ledecky was surprised by her gold-medal success, but her Bethesda family of high achievers believed in her all along.

Katie Ledecky, 15, makes big splash with Olympic gold medal in 800 meters

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky, 15, pulled a stunner Friday, winning gold in the 800 meters and breaking Janet Evans’s 23-year-old American record.

Michael Phelps passes golden baton to Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Michael Phelps wins final individual gold on same day teenagers Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky do the same.

Dana Vollmer, after missing Beijing, returns with world record in London

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Dana Vollmer, who failed to qualify for Beijing Games, set world mark in winning 100-meter butterfly gold.