Women's swimming

Italy's gold medal winner Federica Pellegrini is congratulated by United States' silver medal winner Katie Ledecky, left, after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 26, 2017 - 1:18 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky surged to the wall. Someone else was already there. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in...
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Italy's gold medal winner Federica Pellegrini, United States' silver medal winner Katie Ledecky and Australia's silver medal winner Emma McKeon, from left, show off their medals after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 26, 2017 - 12:57 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky surged to the wall. Someone else was already there. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in...
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Italy's Federica Pellegrini celebrates after winning the gold medal after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 26, 2017 - 12:19 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky surged to the wall. Someone else was already there. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in...
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Italy's Federica Pellegrini celebrates after winning the gold medal after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 26, 2017 - 11:57 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky's bid to win six gold medals at the world championships ended Wednesday when she was beaten in the 200-meter freestyle by Italy's Federica Pellegrini. Ledecky settled for the silver medal, tying for second with Australia's Emma McKeon. McKeon got off to a...
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July 26, 2017 - 11:45 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky has been defeated at the world championships, ending her bid to win 6 gold medals.
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United States' gold medal winner Katie Ledecky is flanked by Italy's bronze medal winner Simona Quadarella, right, and Spain's silver medal winner Mireia Belmonte during the ceremony after the women's 1500-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 25, 2017 - 9:05 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book — and King to claim another impressive triumph...
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July 25, 2017 - 4:44 pm
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United States' Katie Ledecky reacts after winning the gold medal in the women's 1500-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 25, 2017 - 2:15 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book. Ledecky captured the 1,500-meter freestyle by...
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United States' Lilly King celebrates after setting a new world record in the women's 100-meter breaststroke final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 25, 2017 - 1:48 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lilly King of the United States, Kylie Masse of Canada and Britain's Adam Peaty all broke swimming world records Tuesday at the world championships. Peaty, in fact, did it twice. Olympic gold medalist King eclipsed the 4-year-old mark in the 100-meter breaststroke, again...
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Britain's Adam Peaty celebrates after setting a new world record in a men's 50-meter breaststroke semifinal during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 25, 2017 - 12:42 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Britain's Adam Peaty has broken a pair of 50-meter breaststroke world records on the same day at the world championships, and Canada's Kylie Masse took down a mark from the rubber-suit era. Peaty set the first mark Tuesday with a time of 26.10 seconds in the morning...
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