Swimmer Of The Year: Katie Ledecky, High Five Of World Titles, 3WRs, The Quad Pioneer

Katie Ledecky - by Patrick B. Kraemer

It was not the Olympic Games but Katie Ledecky’s august week in August in Kazan at World Championships entered the pantheon of the most outstanding campaigns in swimming history this year. Her five golds, the three world records, the demeanour of an 18-year-old on a pioneering pathway in the pool all contributed to Ledecky being voted the SwimVortex Swimmer of the Year, 2015, and Female Swimmer of the Year, by our editorial panel (and our readers)

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It was not the Olympic Games but Katie Ledecky’s august week in August in Kazan at World Championships entered the pantheon of the most outstanding campaigns in swimming history this year. Her five golds, the three world records, the demeanour of an 18-year-old on a pioneering pathway in the pool all contributed to Ledecky being voted the SwimVortex Swimmer of the Year, 2015, and Female Swimmer of the Year, by our editorial panel (and our readers)

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