Lilly King Wins 100m Breaststroke, Sets World Record

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Evansville native and Olympic gold medalist Lilly King set a world record in the 100m breaststroke on Tuesday.

King, a swimmer for Indiana University, took home the gold in the event at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

King’s time was 1:04.13.

American Katie Meili took silver in the event with a time of 1:05.03.

Yulia Efimova, King’s Russian rival, placed third in the event.

(This story was originally published on July 25, 2017)

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