Lilly King qualifies for World Championships, secures No. 1 world ranking
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFIE) - Five-time Olympic medalist Lilly King qualified for the World Championships with a first-place finish in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 2022 USA Swimming International Team Trials on Wednesday night.
The Evansville native defeated NCAA champion Kate Douglass and Olympic bronze medalist Annie Lazor.
King finished with a time of 2:21.19, which earns her the No. 1 ranking in the world.
In June, she and Douglass will represent Team USA at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
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