Female Athlete Of The Month

Katie Ledecky

Bethesda, Md.


Won six medals – including five golds – while also claiming three-peats in three individual events and setting a women’s record with 14 gold medals in FINA World Championship competition.


Male Athlete Of The Month

Caeleb Dressel

Green Cove Springs, Fla.


Won seven gold medals at the FINA World Championships, matching Michael Phelps’ record total from 2007 and becoming the first swimmer in history to win three world titles on a single day.


Team Of The Month

Women's National Water Polo Team

Water Polo

Went undefeated (6-0) to win its second straight – and fifth overall – FINA World Championship title, becoming the first reigning Olympic champions to accomplish the feat in women’s water polo.