Lilly King Takes Her Croc Game to the Next Level (Video)

2019 U.S. OPEN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Anne Lepesant.

WOMEN’S 100M BREASTSTROKE – FINAL

  • American record: 1:04.13, 2017, Lilly King
  • U.S. Open record: 1:04.45, 2009, Jessica Hardy
  • U.S. Open Meet record: 1:04.45, 2009, Jessica Hardy

Podium:

  1. Lilly King (ISC) – 1:05.65
  2. Annie Lazor (MVN) – 1:06.63
  3. Molly Hannis (TNAQ) – 1:07.24

After qualifying second in morning heats, Lilly King threw down a dominant 1:05.65 to win the women’s 100 breast by nearly a full second. Her performance is the fastest in the world so far this year. King was out in 30.7 and home in 34.9. Annie Lazor held on at second place from start to finish, going her second fastest-ever time of 1:06.63 (31.6 / 35.5). That puts her third in the world for the season. Molly Hannis, who had the leading time of the morning, touched third in 1:07.24.

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Swimmer girl

Lily king makes all swimmers look bad

Swimmer girl

I hope Russian girl beats her in 2020

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