10:42  ,  June 21, 2022

Katie Ledecky becomes 17-time world champion

Katie Ledecky has become world champion for the seventeenth time.

The 25-year-old American swimmer won a gold medal in Women’s 1,500-meter freestyle at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, with a time of 15 minutes and 30.15 seconds.

She also had won the 400-meter freestyle gold medal in Budapest.

Ledecky won her first world title in 2013. She holds the women's record for the most number of gold medals at World Aquatics Championships.

She is also a seven-time Olympic champion and three-time Olympic silver medalist.

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