Katie Ledecky

CALIFORNIA: American swimming prodigy Katie Ledecky has been signed up as a brand ambassador by swimwear company, TYR Sport. 

It is amongst the most lucrative sponsorship deals in swimming history, since Ledecky is considered to be the most marketable athlete in the sport after legend Michael Phelps. 

The 21-year-old is renowned for having won 5 Olympic Gold medals and 14 World Championship titles to her name at such a young age.