IU swimming legend Lilly King discussed her readiness for the Olympic games, training during the 2020 lockdowns, thoughts on name, image and likeness for college athletes, and much more during a session with the media.
The Evansville, Ind. product won the gold medal for Team USA in the 100 breaststroke with an Olympic Record time of 1:04.93 at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. She also won a gold medal for Team USA as a member of the 4×100 medley relay team.
During her time at IU, King won every breaststroke event at the NCAA Championships, including the fastest time in NCAA history in the 100 breaststroke event in her final race in 2019.
The Olympic Games are set to begin on July 23 in Tokyo.
Video credit – IU Athletics
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