Lilly King, a 2019 Indiana graduate, won her second medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. She finished second in the 200-meter breaststroke to take the silver medal.
Annie Lazor, an Indiana Swim Club pro who trains with King at Indiana under coach Ray Looze, won the bronze. King finished with a time of 2:19.92, while Lazor finished with a time of 2:20.84.
South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker won gold by setting a world-record time of 2:18.95.
Indiana athletes now have earned five medals in swimming events. King won the bronze medal in the 100-meter breaststroke on Monday, while Former Hoosiers Zack Apple and Blake Pieroni won gold medals in the 400-meter freestyle relay.
Three Hoosiers have also stepped onto the podium after their performances in diving events. Andrew Capobianco and Michael Hixon each won silver in the 3-meter synchronized springboard dive. Jessica Parratto, a 2019 graduate, also earned a silver medal after her performance in the 10-meter synchronized platform diving.
- CAPOBIANCO, HIXON WIN SILVER: Indiana athletes Michael Hixon and Andrew Capobianco partnered to earn silver medals at the Tokyo Olympics. Hixon is a 2018 graduate, while Capobianco is a rising senior making his Olympic debut. CLICK HERE