Ledecky collects another gold with 200 free win

RIO DE JANEIRO — Katie Ledecky picked up her third medal and second Olympic gold of the Rio Games on Tuesday night with a victory in the women’s 200-meter freestyle final.

Ledecky won the 400 free final, breaking her own world record, two nights earlier.

Ledecky finished in 1:53.73 on Tuesday. Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom (1:54.08) and Australia’s Emma McKeon (1:54.92) were second and third, respectively.

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