United States' Katie Ledecky leaves the pool after a swimming training session before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Matt Slocum
August 07, 2016

Katie Ledecky will have a shot at five medals at the Rio Olympics.

Despite finishing seventh in the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. trials, Ledecky will anchor the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay on Saturday at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.

Amanda Weir will swim the leadoff leg, followed by Lia Neal, Allison Schmitt and Ledecky.

The 19-year-old Ledecky is already set to swim the 200, 400 and 800 free in Rio, as well as anchor the 4x200 free relay.

Abbey Weitzeil and Simone Manuel were the top finishers in the 100 free at the U.S. trials. They are resting up for the evening final, where they will likely be joined the two fastest swimmers in the prelims.

Dana Vollmer, who finished sixth at trials, also is a possibility. But she's busy enough as it is, competing Saturday in the 100 butterfly.

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