Katie Ledecky, the Olympic gold medalist has been the world champion for nine times.She dominates the freestyle swimming like a queen and is the current world record holder for the long course 400, 800, and 1500 m freestyle events.She also has recorded the fastest time for the 500, 1000, and 1650 yards freestyle swimming.Katie won her first gold medal only when she was 15 years old and recorded the second-highest time for the 800 m event.In total, she has won fifteen medals, out of which, all were just gold. During her short, yet successful career, she has broken 11 world records.She has swim-picked these medals in the international events at the Olympics, World Championships, and the Pan-Pacific Championships.She has been titled the World Swimmer of the Year and American Swimmer of the Year for three consecutive years from 2013, 2014, and 2015. She was also awarded the FINA Swimmer of the Year in 2013.Lquipe titled her the international Champion of Champions 2014. Also, she was the youngest person to be on the Time 100 list of Time magazine.It is commendable to win seven individual gold medals as Katie did in the World Aquatic Championships. No wonder it is a record in womens swimming.She started swimming at the age of six as her brothers influence inspired her to swim.