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More Gold Incoming? Watch Decorated U.S. Olympian Utterly Dominate the Competition

Katie Ledecky got off to a rousing start Saturday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
Competing in the home stadium of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, Ledecky blew away the field in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle, touching the wall with a time of 3 minutes, 59.99 seconds.
Ledecky finished nearly five seconds ahead of Paige Madden, who was next fastest at 4:04.83. The top eight advanced to the evening final, with Ledecky an overwhelming favorite to claim a spot on her fourth Olympic team.

The 400 was the first of four freestyle events that Ledecky is set to swim in Indianapolis, where the trials are being held in one end of the massive Lucas Oil Stadium.
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