Lilly King Wins 2nd Gold Medal


RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 13: Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Dana Vollmer, Simone Manuel of the United States celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 13, 2016 in […]

The USA women’s team won the 4 x 100 meter medley, which means Reitz graduate, Lilly King, is coming home with at least two gold medals.

King won the 100 meter breaststroke earlier in the week. After failing to qualify for the 200 meter breaststroke, King capped off her first Olympics with a second gold medal Saturday evening along with fellow teammates Kathleen Baker, Dana Vollmer and Simone Manuel.

The Americans finished with a time of 3:53.13. Australia won silver and Denmark took bronze.

The win was also the United States’ 1,000th gold medal in Olympics history.

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