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Katie Ledecky Arrives Home To A Hero’s Welcome, Surrounded By Armed Security [VIDEO]

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USA swimming superstar Katie Ledecky was greeted with a hero’s welcome Wednesday when she arrived home from the Olympics in Brazil.

Ledecky landed at Dulles Airport in Virginia, and was spotted by TMZ Sports being surrounded by a group of eight heavily armed men escorting her. (RELATED: Michael Phelps And Katie Ledecky Recreate Iconic Photo — But Something Is Different)

Fans tried to get as close as they could to the swimming star who was wearing all five of her medals around her neck. (SLIDESHOW: This Nearly Naked Model Is All The Motivation You Need For The Olympics)

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Ledecky appears to be the next swimming superstar now that Michael Phelps is officially retired, and that means America is already in great position for the 2020 games in Japan.

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