Q&A with Five-Time Olympic Champion Katie Ledecky

Join the 14-World Record Breaker and 15-Time World Swimming Champion for an Exclusive Chat

Katie LedeckyOlympic swimmer Katie Ledecky will join the Harvard Club of Washington, D.C., for a virtual Q&A moderated by her brother, Michael (AB '16). 

Born in the District and raised in Bethesda, Md., Ms. Ledecky won her first international gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics at the age of 15. She has since broken 14 world records in the 400-, 800, and 1500-meter freestyle events. She became the first U.S. female athlete to win four gold medals and one silver in a single Olympics at the 2016 Games in Rio. In all, she has won 20 Olympic and World Championship gold medals, more than any other female swimmer.

Ms. Ledecky now has her sights set on the Tokyo Olympic Games, which have been rescheduled for next summer. She is training in California and is a student at Stanford University. She looks forward to answering your questions about swimming, goal-setting, and life outside the pool. 

When: Tuesday, June 16th at 6:00 pm ET

Where: Zoom (Virtual). The Zoom details will be sent over email to registered attendees prior to the event. 

Cost: This event is free and limited to members only. If you're not yet a member, please first sign up for a membership here. Current students and graduating seniors can join for FREE.

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