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Fri Aug 12, 2016, 08:38 PM

BREAKING: Katie Ledecky 1st woman since 1968 to sweep 200, 400 and 800 in a single Olympics

Source: Associated Press

@AP: BREAKING: Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800m freestyle, becomes 1st woman since 1968 to sweep 200, 400 and 800 in a single Olympics.

Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800m freestyle, becomes 1st woman since 1968 to sweep 200, 400 and 800 in a single Olympics

By Associated Press SportsAugust 12 at 9:33 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800m freestyle, becomes 1st woman since 1968 to sweep 200, 400 and 800 in a single Olympics.

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Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/katie-ledecky-sets-world-record-in-800m-freestyle-becomes-1st-woman-since-1968-to-sweep-200-400-and-800-in-a-single-olympics/2016/08/12/f5a6d252-60f5-11e6-84c1-6d27287896b5_story.html

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Reply BREAKING: Katie Ledecky 1st woman since 1968 to sweep 200, 400 and 800 in a single Olympics (Original post)
Hissyspit Aug 2016 OP
Fast Walker 52 Aug 2016 #1
MichiganVote Aug 2016 #2
uppityperson Aug 2016 #3
tavernier Aug 2016 #4
pokerfan Aug 2016 #5
MiniMe Aug 2016 #6
Odin2005 Aug 2016 #7
riversedge Aug 2016 #8

Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Fri Aug 12, 2016, 08:40 PM

1. seems like American is already pretty damn great

 



Anyway, for athletes and sports.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 12, 2016, 09:17 PM

2. Too bad most of our politicians don't apply the same discipline and love of country.

 

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Fri Aug 12, 2016, 09:29 PM

3. PLEASE! Don't post spoiler headlines!

I know LBN requires it, but please consider not posting in lbn but GD until we on the west coast can see it. Thank you.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Fri Aug 12, 2016, 09:54 PM

4. Lies! America doesn't win anything anymore!

Smack Down, little fingers!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Fri Aug 12, 2016, 10:31 PM

5. Thanks!

West coaster here so I haven't seen it. Thanks for saving us the suspense.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Aug 13, 2016, 09:25 AM

6. And if the IOC would let them swim the 1500, she would win that too

Do the organizers really think that women can't swim distances?

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Aug 13, 2016, 12:31 PM

7. I (heart) Katie!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sun Aug 14, 2016, 12:28 PM

8. Congrats--

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