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Evansville swimmer, Lilly King Ranks #1 in the World

Friday, April 29, 2022 Evansville native and five-time Olympic medalist, Lilly King does it again! Competing at the 2022 USA Swimming International Team Trials, King hit the wall in 2:21.19, which earned her a number one ranking in the world. ☝️🏊🏻‍♀️👏 Lilly King held off Kate Douglass by just under a quarter of a second, 2:21.19 to 2:21.43, while the reigning bronze medalist, Annie Lazor, took third with a 2:21.91 time.

In June, King will represent Team USA in the 200M breaststroke at the World Championship in Budapest, Hungary.

View the full mens and womens U.S. swimming roster for 2022 World Aquatics Championships below.