King is the queen of pool

Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST
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USA's Lilly King took the lead at the turn in the women's 100m breaststroke final. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

USA's Lilly King took the lead at the turn in the women's 100m breaststroke final. (AFP photo)

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Underwater grab of King (top) leading Russia's Yulia Efimova, who only learned last Friday that she could compete after winning a legal challenge to get herself reinstated to the Olympics. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

Underwater grab of King (top) leading Russia's Yulia Efimova, who only learned last Friday that she could compete after winning a legal challenge to get herself reinstated to the Olympics. (AFP photo)

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Before the final, the 19-year-old had said drug cheats should be kept away from the Games. (REUTERS photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

Before the final, the 19-year-old had said drug cheats should be kept away from the Games. (REUTERS photo)

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King swam a strong first 50 metres and led at the turn, with Efimova well back in fourth place. (NYT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

King swam a strong first 50 metres and led at the turn, with Efimova well back in fourth place. (NYT photo)

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King finished powerfully and registered an Olympic record time of one minute 4.93 seconds. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

King finished powerfully and registered an Olympic record time of one minute 4.93 seconds. (AFP photo)

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King and her USA teammate Katie Meili react after realising that the Olympic Record had fallen. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

King and her USA teammate Katie Meili react after realising that the Olympic Record had fallen. (AFP photo)

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Russia's Yulia Efimova looks on as King and Meili celebrate after the finish of 100m breaststroke final. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Russia's Yulia Efimova looks on as King and Meili celebrate after the finish of 100m breaststroke final. (AFP photo)

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King waves to the crowd and USA supporters after exiting the pool. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

King waves to the crowd and USA supporters after exiting the pool. (AFP photo)

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Lilly King (centre) is flanked by silver medallist Yulia Efemova and Katie Meili at the victory ceremony. (REUTERS photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 09, 2016 01:10 PM IST

Lilly King (centre) is flanked by silver medallist Yulia Efemova and Katie Meili at the victory ceremony. (REUTERS photo)

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