Ledecky beats Franklin in 500
Katie Ledecky wins freestyle swimming matchup with Missy Franklin at Winter National Championships.
KATIE LEDECKY beat
in a 500-yard freestyle matchup between Olympic gold medalists to highlight the first day of the Winter National Championships in Knoxville, Tenn.
Ledecky, 16, won in 4 minutes, 32.37 seconds. Franklin was second at 4:34.63.
Other winners included Nathan Adrian in the men's 50 freestyle, Natalie Coughlin in the women's 50 freestyle, Darian Townsend in the men's 200 individual medley, Elizabeth Pelton in the women's 200 IM and Connor Jaeger in the men's 500 freestyle.
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