• Ledecky to tackle all 4 distances in Tokyo 200 to 1,500

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    TOKYO - They've added a new swimming event to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - the 1,500 meter freestyle - and Katie Ledecky plans to be racing it. This could pose a problem, even for the five-time Olympic champion and 14-time world champion. She won the 200, 400, and 800 two years ago in Rio de Janeiro. Now add to that the 1,500. So is Ledecky planning to perhaps drop the 200, maybe her weakest race, and focus on the longer distances?
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