If you’ve been watching the Olympics this week, you might have caught US swimmer Katie Ledecky’s incredible world record-breaking 400-meter freestyle swim on Monday night.
The world record was 3:59. Katie’s goal was to do it in 3:56 or better... and guess what? She finished first, and her time was 3:56. What a way to win a gold medal!
I especially loved seeing bronze medalist Leah Smith gasp (“3:56?”) when she saw Ledecky’s time come up on the scoreboard – it shocked even her!Read More