Lilly King Swims 4th Fastest 100 Breast Ever, Shatters B1G Record

After coming close to the B1G record in the prelims, Indiana freshman Lilly King shattered the 100 breaststroke record in finals, annihilating the previous mark of 58.08 with a time of 57.35. The previous mark was set in 2011 by Jillian Tyler of Minnesota. That swim breaks both the conference and meet records previously held by Tyler.

Not only does that swim smash the B1G record, it comes dangerously close to the American and NCAA record. That record stands at 57.23 from Texas A&M Olympian Breeja Larson.

King’s time is the 4th fastest in history, behind only 2 swims from Larson and one from Alia Atkinson.

All-Time Top 5 Swims

  1. Breeja Larson            57.23                2014
  2. Breeja Larson            57.28                2014
  3. Alia Atkinson             57.29                2014
  4. Lilly King              57.35                2016
  5. Breeja Larson              57.43               2014

Check out live results here. Check out tonight’s finals live recap here.

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Deraj

The future is bright for this young lady!

bobo gigi

THE dominant American girl breaststroker of the coming years. No doubt about that.

Coach Mike 1952

Race video anyone? Thanks

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James Sutherland

James formerly competed for the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in February of 2018, placing 11th at the OUA Championships in the 200 IM, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics in May. He …

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