Lilly King: “I knew I was going to win tonight” (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.

WOMEN’S 200 BREAST

  1. Lilly King (Indiana)- 2:03.19
  2. Kierra Smith (Minnesota)- 2:03.55
  3. Emily Escobedo (UMBC)- 2:05.20

Indiana’s Lilly King charged to the early lead in 58.32 and held on for the gold in a new American Record time of 2:03.19. Minnesota’s Kierra Smith came home hard with a 1:03.76 on the back half, taking 2nd in 2:03.55 as she also cleared the former NCAA Record.

UMBC’s Emily Escobedo and Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem battled down the stretch, but it was Escobedo who got her hands on the wall a nail faster to take 4th in 2:05.20 to Pickrem’s 2:05.23. NC State’s Kayla Brumbaum (2:05.55) and Texas’ Madisyn Cox (2:05.77) each broke 2:06 for the first time to take 5th and 6th respectively.

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tlang

“I knew I was going to win tonight” smh show some class

samuel huntington

really, please stop talking

swimcoach24

this is so obnoxious.

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