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Ledecky sets record in 800 free victory

The Associated PressMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle at a Pro Swim Series meet in the world’s fastest time this year.

She touched in 8 minutes 15.44 seconds on Saturday night. Ledecky owns the world mark in the event, in which she’s won gold medals at the last two Olympics.

Earlier in the meet, Ledecky won the 200 and 400 freestyles.

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