Lilly King: “I’ve been 2:24 10,000 Times” (Video)

Reported by James Sutherland.

WOMEN’S 200 BREAST FINAL

  • PSS Record: 2:21.41, Yuliya Efimova, 2016
  1. Lilly King, IST, 2:24.97
  2. Emily Escobedo, COND, 2:26.56
  3. Melissa Rodriguez, MEX, 2:27.35

Lilly King of Indiana went wire-to-wire to win the women’s 200 breast, out aggressively in 32.34 before holding 37s the rest of the way to touch in 2:24.97, .02 off her fastest of the season.

Emily Escobedo of Condors used a strong back half to claim 2nd in 2:26.56, and Mexico’s Melissa Rodriguez followed up her personal best from prelims by dropping .01 in 2:27.35 to take 3rd. Annie Lazor (2:27.87) and Allie Szekely (2:28.32) both had season bests for 4th and 5th.

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Cheatin Vlad

Must have dropped a 2:24 in practice 9975 times give or take 🙂

Brutus

She is the Queen of Draaama

CraigH

I rolled in to watch the meet, and she totally was just chilling in the stands throwing back cans of Coca Cola. We all talk about Katie’s suit deal with Tyr, but if this girl wants a serious payday, she should sign a Coke sponsorship. I’m sure they would love to sign a Gold Medal athlete who actually reps their brand.

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