10 Years Ago, Katie Ledecky Gets Autograph from Michael Phelps… They Both Won Medals and Broke World Records in the 2016 Rio Olympics!

In 2006, then 9 years old Katie Ledecky lined up with hundreds of fans just to get an autograph from swimming superstar, Michael Phelps. Fast forward to 10 years after their first meeting, both competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro – and both won several medals (mostly gold for both) and amazingly broke world records!

Photo credit: 9GAG
Photo credit: 9GAG

Katie won gold for individual women’s freestyle for 200m, 400m, and 800m! She also got the gold, along with her teammates, in women’s 4x200m freestyle relay as well as silver in women’s 4x100m freestyle relay.

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