TOKYO, Japan — Katie Ledecky has closed out her Tokyo Olympics with another gold medal.
Ledecky became the first female swimmer to capture six individual gold medals in her career with a victory in the 800-meter freestyle.
Ledecky led all the way in a race she hasn’t lost since 2010. But she was pushed hard by Australian rival Ariarne Titmus, who claimed the silver in 8:13.83.
The bronze went to Italy’s Simona Quadarella in 8:18.35.
Ledecky finished the Tokyo Games with two golds, two silvers and a fifth-place finish in the 200 free. She lost her first two individual matchups with Titmus, but finally beat her in the 800.