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Katie Ledecky, with her silver medal for the 400-meter freestyle swim. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
Since turning professional in 2018, the dominant U.S. swimmer has built a business both personal and lucrative.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States14141038
3Russian O.C.811928
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