National Press Club

NPC Headliners Luncheon with Five-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky

NPC Headliners Luncheon with Five-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky

March 26, 2018 12:30 PM

Location: Ballroom

Livestream will begin 3/26 at 1:00pm ET.

As the 2018 Winter Olympics conclude, all eyes will turn to the 2020 Summer games in Tokyo. Katie Ledecky, one of the best female swimmers in the history of the sport, will share what life is like as a student at Stanford University and discuss her plans for future competition at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Monday, March 26, 2018.

At just 20 years old, Ledecky has already competed in two Olympic Games (London in 2012 and Rio in 2016) and is the proud winner of five Olympic gold medals and 14 World Championship titles. She holds multiple world records in the women’s freestyle events and was named Swimming World’s World Swimmer of the Year in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. Ledecky is currently a sophomore at Stanford and is interested in psychology and political science.

Lunch will be served in the club’s Ballroom at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for National Press Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-member tickets.

For all ticketing-related questions, please email Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase. To submit a question for the speaker in advance, put LEDECKY in the subject line and email to The deadline for submitting questions in advance is 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

NPC Members who have a paid reservation to the Luncheon and wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must send their RSVP via email to at least 48 hours before the date of the Luncheon. Space may be limited.

The National Press Club is located on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Lindsay Underwood
(202) 662-7561

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