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Lilly King among Olympic athletes at White House visit

Evansville native Lilly King joined 2020 and 2022 Olympic athletes at the White House on...
Evansville native Lilly King joined 2020 and 2022 Olympic athletes at the White House on Wednesday.
Published: May. 4, 2022 at 11:33 AM CDT|Updated: May. 4, 2022 at 3:28 PM CDT
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WASHINGTON (WFIE) - Evansville native Lilly King joined 2020 and 2022 Olympic athletes at the White House on Wednesday.

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It was shared to her Facebook page last week that she would be at the visit. It was posted just after she came in first at the 100m breaststroke at the international team trials in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The Reitz High School graduate also came in first last week in the 200m and 50m breaststroke events.

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She will represent the U.S. in all three events at the World Championships later this summer in Budapest.

King is the world record holder in the 100m breaststroke. She’s also earned medals at the past two summer Olympics.

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