Lilly King

Lilly King advances to 50m breaststroke finals at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary (WEHT) Lilly King will swim for another world championship on Saturday. The Evansville native has advance to the 50m breaststroke finals at the World Championships. King had a time of 30.35 seconds in the semifinals, earning her the final spot in the finals. The 50m finals will be Saturday morning at approximately 11:09.
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IU swim coach says Lilly King "at 80%" for World Championships

Lilly King is swimming in the World Championships at “80% of what her capability is,” coach Ray Looze said Tuesday. King, who is coached by Looze at Indiana University, was uncharacteristically fourth in Monday’s 100-meter breaststroke at Budapest, Hungary. The 25-year-old from Evansville has an Olympic gold medal and two world titles in the event but was nearly two seconds slower than her world record.

Lilly King among Olympic athletes at White House visit

WASHINGTON (WFIE) - Evansville native Lilly King joined 2020 and 2022 Olympic athletes at the White House on Wednesday. [Related: Biden says Olympians brought a bit of unity to weary nation]. It was shared to her Facebook page last week that she would be at the visit. It was posted...

Lilly King named to CSCAA 100 Greatest Women’s Swimmers and Divers

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America’s announced the winners for its centennial list of 100 Greatest Swimmers and Divers. Among those selected is Evansville’s Olympic gold medalist, Lilly King. They say nearly 3,000 athletes were nominated. The Blue Ribbon Panel narrowed that list...

Lilly King and Mikaela Jenkins Honored by Indiana's Governor

Two Evansville natives and world-class swimmers have been recognized by Indiana's governor. Mikaela Jenkins and Lilly King were honored by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb along with the rest of the Hoosier State's Olympians and Paralympians. "I’m proud of the men and women who represented our great state on a global...