Lilly King started off as a multi-sport athlete in her youth, but it soon became apparent that her destiny was in the pool. At the age of 12, she won her first state title and the victories kept coming from there. She broke her first American record as a freshman in her first individual race at NCAA preliminaries and soon after earned a place at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, where she won two gold medals.
Having found success in sport from a very young age, King quickly learned the importance of being a good winner, from competing clean to being sensitive about the emotional state of competitors. Her journey to winning the right way was supported by parents, coaches, and friends who kept her grounded, strong, and committed to integrity above all else.
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