The bronze went to Italy's Simona Quadarella in 8:18.35.
Ledecky finished the Tokyo Games with two golds, two silvers and a fifth-place finish in the 200 free. She lost her first two individual matchups with Titmus, but finally beat her in the 800.
USA Gymnastics says Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the Olympic event finals in the vault and uneven bars.
She continues to be evaluated daily to determine whether she'll compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam.
Biles said she was
https://apnews.com/article/2020-tokyo-olympics-gymnastics-simone-biles-analysis-64682fbb340cff354a73912d05a58dce when she withdrew from the gymnastics team event after one rotation. The U.S. women won silver there. She also decided not to compete in the all-around. American Sunisa Lee won gold in that event.
MyKayla Skinner, who had the fourth highest score in vault during qualifications, will compete in vault finals for the U.S. alongside Jade Carey, who finished with the second highest score. Biles was the defending Olympic champion in the vault.
The Australian women have claimed another gold at the Olympic pool.