Katie Ledecky beat everyone so badly at the world championships she looked bored waiting for 2nd place

There’s no shortage of “Katie Ledecky beat ___ so badly” videos out there, but most of them are from her blowing away college swimmers while at Stanford. This one is a little different, because it comes from the World Championships in Budapest.

Ledecky was competing in one of her best events, the 1500m freestyle, and while it was expected she’d win, nobody really thoughts she’d beat the field by a full 14 seconds. It was so pronounced that at the finish she basically just chilled in the pool, looking around, wondering when the next competitor would touch the wall too.

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