U.S. swimming stars Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel vowed Thursday that the decision to bar spectators at the Tokyo Games over COVID-19 concerns won’t affect them during competition.

Freestyle great Ledecky, a five-time Olympic gold medalist who is targeting a remarkable range of events in the 200, 400, 800 and 1,500-meter freestyle, said the decision shouldn’t take away from glory of the games, even though she knows the Olympics will have a significantly different flavor.

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