USA's Katie Ledecky and USA's Missy Franklin (R) celebrate after the final of the women's 200m freestyle swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU
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Add another gold medal to Katie Ledecky's burgeoning collection. The 18-year-old American won the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships Wednesday night against a stellar field that included defending champion Missy Franklin of the United States and two-time winner Federica Pellegrini.Ledecky rallied from fourth after the first two laps to touch first in 1 minute, 55.16 seconds for her second gold medal of the championships. Ledecky moved up to second on the third lap while Franklin dropped to third.Two years ago in Barcelona, Ledecky won four golds and set two world records.Better known as a distance specialist, Ledecky was competing in the 200 free for the first time at the worlds.Cseh trailed Le Clos after the first two laps before passing him midway through the third lap.
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