WILLISTON, N.D. - It was another big night for swimmer Katie Ledecky, as she racked up her second Olympic gold medal in the Rio games, and the third in her career.
Ledecky, along with Sweden's Sarah Sostrom, were the favorites in the 200-meter freestyle final.
It was close down the final stretch, but Ledecky edged her Swedish opponent to remain undefeated these Olympics.
Her family in Williston was shaking throughout the entire race.
"I was very nervous. This is the most nervous I was probably, for this race, because it was going to be the tightest race, I think. And when she pulled it off right at the end, it was exciting to see," says Peg Hagan, Ledecky's Aunt.
Ledecky set a world record in the 400-meter freestyle August 7.
The 19-year-old will compete in the 4-by-200-meter relay August 10 and later this week in the 800-meter, her best event.