Lilly King, Katie Meili land on Olympic breaststroke podium in their first Games

King, Meili land on Olympic podium in their first Games

Lilly King

Lilly King and Katie Meili, both U.S. Olympic rookies, landed on the podium in the 100m breaststroke finals. King set a new Olympic record of one minute, 1:04.93 seconds to out-touch a late-charging Yulia Efimova of Russia.

Meili, who last summer won the 100m breaststroke title at the Pan American Games, claimed the bronze in 1:05.69. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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