TOKYO (WEHT) – Lilly King placed second in the semifinals of the 200 meter breaststroke on Wednesday and will be advancing to the finals on Thursday night. King finished behind Kaylene Corbett from South Africa.
King swam in the preliminary around just before 6 a.m. Central Time. She won her heat and was the second seed going into the semifinals. South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker beat King’s heat time by three seconds. In the semifinals, Tatjana Schoenmaker placed first, nearly beating King’s time by three seconds once again.
The finals in the 200 meter breaststroke are scheduled for Thursday night just after 8:30 Central Time.