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2013 Worlds. Ledecky breaks 1500m free world record

Jul 30, 2013  - Fabio Terrone

BARCELONA - Katie Ledecky of United States broke the 1500m freestyle world record clocking 15:36.53 to win the title at the World Championships.

Ledecky broke the previous world record of 15:42.54 set by compatriot Kate Ziegler in 2007.

World record evolution (Time, Name/Nationality, Place, Date):
15:36.53 Katie Ledecky USA Barcelona 30.07.13
15:42.54 Kate Ziegler USA Mission Viejo 17.06.07
15:52.10 Janet Evans USA Orlando 26.03.88
16:00.73 Janet Evans USA Orlando 31.07.87
16:04.49 Kin Linehan USA Fort Lauderdale 19.08.79