Lilly King on Trials at Lucas Oil, Lydia Jacoby, and Retiring Before LA2028

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Believer
1 month ago

Lydia living rent free in Lilly’s head, and without any ready-room scare tactics!

Dave
Reply to  Believer
1 month ago

This is not her first rodeo. Lily has had several rivalries to deal with over the years. Just add Jacoby to the list. Jacoby is no more in her head than is Meilutytė or Schoenmaker.

Swammer
1 month ago

Curious if King will do a full taper for OT. In the past, I’m guessing she didn’t have to come all the way down for Trials, but with Jacoby/Dobler/Weber in the 100 and Douglass/Nelson/(Walsh) in the 200, she isn’t necessarily a lock to make the team this year.

tea rex
1 month ago

Three Olympics is a lot. I can’t imagine your fourth Olympics would really more special than your third.

Outside Smoke
Reply to  tea rex
1 month ago

Ya ask Phelps, pretty sure he would say London was less special than Beijing.

Owlmando
Reply to  Outside Smoke
1 month ago

But I bet he would say rio was more special than london

maverick1993
Reply to  Outside Smoke
1 month ago

He does not mean for everybody but as a general consensus I would agree as well.

I miss the ISL (Go dawgs)
1 month ago

Finally

Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
Reply to  I miss the ISL (Go dawgs)
1 month ago

From Rio with Love!

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phelpsfan
Reply to  I miss the ISL (Go dawgs)
1 month ago

Agree there’s something I don’t like about her

I miss the ISL (Go dawgs)
Reply to  phelpsfan
1 month ago

There’s a few things lol

ReneDescartes
Reply to  I miss the ISL (Go dawgs)
1 month ago

Not a fan of confident women are ya?

Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
1 month ago

Since Lilly King mentioned Lydia Jacoby and not Kate Douglass, it seems the priority is the W 100 BR and not the W 200 BR.

phelpsfan
Reply to  Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
1 month ago

Do you ever stop talking like a bot?

SwimFL
1 month ago

It’s very interesting to hear Lily talk about retirement. It got me thinking about who would take her place. Here’s the top Americans in the event this year

Lilly King – 27 years old – 1:05.67
Lydia Jacoby – 20 years old – 1:06.20
Kate Douglass – 22 years old – 1:06.67
Piper Enge – 17 years old – 1:07.27

There’s not much depth in the 100 breast. Kate Douglass has already announced that she will retire when swimming isn’t fun anymore. That may be before 2028. Hope we have some newcomers for 2028 to contend for Olympic titles in this event.

Last edited 1 month ago by SwimFL
Sub13
Reply to  SwimFL
1 month ago

Jacoby was 1:04 in 2020 and Dobler was 1:05.4 last year. Your list is weird

SwimFL
Reply to  Sub13
1 month ago

These are times from this year. Apparently I missed Jacoby’s time from the PSS. Dobler was 1:06.71 this past weekend. She is 22 years old. Looking forward to 2028, these girls in their 20’s may not stick it out… injuries and life happen. I am talking about youngsters stepping it up onto the international scene. Who’s gonna be next?

Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
Reply to  SwimFL
1 month ago

If Kaitlyn Dobler could ever put it together especially after four years at USC.

Samuel Huntington
Reply to  Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
1 month ago

In the last year, Dobler has gone PBs in LCM and SCY.

Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
Reply to  Samuel Huntington
1 month ago

At the Olympic Team Trials and Phillip 66 National Championships (World Championships Trials).

Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
Reply to  SwimFL
1 month ago

Unfortunately, Lilly King has gone backwards since January:

W 100 BR
1:06.68 – 03/07/2024
1:06.53 – 04/11/2024

The trend is worrisome.

Lisa
Reply to  Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
1 month ago

I think you forgot about her times in Knoxville when she went 1:05 .

Last edited 1 month ago by Lisa
jeff
Reply to  Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
1 month ago

hopefully you are not a statistician

Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
Reply to  SwimFL
1 month ago

2024 TYR Pro Swim Series – San Antonio
W 100 BR
Jacoby – 1:05.74 (04/11/2024)

Troyy
Reply to  SwimFL
1 month ago

Not much depth? More depth than any other country by far.

Weinstein-Smith-Ledecky-Sims
Reply to  Troyy
1 month ago
Greg
Reply to  SwimFL
1 month ago

There’s also fast improving Emma Weber who just did a 1:06:50. I believe she’s 20 – finishing up her 2nd year at UVA.

Yswam
Reply to  SwimFL
1 month ago

Emma Weber 1:06.50 UVA at San Antonio !

Swammer TX
1 month ago

Is this Ray’s daughter?

Admin
Reply to  Swammer TX
1 month ago

Lilly’s parents are named Mark and Ginny.

Last edited 1 month ago by Braden Keith
BackstrokeBabe
Reply to  Braden Keith
1 month ago

Ginny

Swammer TX
Reply to  Braden Keith
1 month ago

Mark Looze?
Ginny Looze?

Admin
Reply to  Swammer TX
1 month ago

I don’t know what point you’re trying to make but it’s weird.

Swammer TX
Reply to  Braden Keith
1 month ago

It’s a joke. She looks like what I’d imagine Ray Loozes daughter to look like

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