Chinese superstar Sun Yang and American sensation Katie Ledecky suffered surprise defeats at the world championship on Wednesday while the USA twice broke the mixed medley relay world record. Italy's Gabriele Detti was the surprise winner of the men's 800m freestyle -- the event Sun had dominated
Katie Ledecky said defeat in the women's 200m freestyle final on Wednesday will motivate her "for a couple of years", after Italy's Federica Pellegrini snatched gold at the world championships. Pellegrini touched the wall first at one minute, 54.73 seconds with American Ledecky, the
For the first time, Katie Ledecky loses the women's 200m freestyle final to the world-record holder Federica Pellegrini at the 2017 Swimming Worlds.