Lilly King wins silver in finals of women’s 200-meter breaststroke

Japan 2020

(WEHT) – Lilly King placed second in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke on Thursday night to bring home a silver medal.

King swam a time of 2:19.92 on Thursday to capture the medal, which is her fourth medal in her Olympic career.

She placed behind South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker who beat the world record time with a time of 2:18.95. King was one second behind Schoenmaker and one second ahead of Annie Lazor in third place.

King also placed third in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke on Monday.

A watch party for Lilly King was held at the Mosby Pool at Howell Park.

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