Katie Ledecky sets 1,650 free record
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The records keep piling up for Katie Ledecky.
Four months after setting world records in the 800-meter freestyle and 1,500-meter freestyle at the World Championships in Barcelona, Ledecky continued her banner year Saturday by shattering the American record in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the Winter National Championships. Ledecky's time of 15 minutes, 15.17 seconds was more than nine seconds faster than the previous American record of 15:24.35 set by Katie Hoff in 2008.
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