Lilly King Drops Hammer in 100 Breast (1:05.73); Dana Vollmer Blade Sharpens

Dana Vollmer by Patrick B. Kraemer
Dana Vollmer by Patrick B. Kraemer

A 1:05.73 performance by Lilly King in the 100 breaststroke launched the American to second in the world rankings.

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aswimfan

CL,
In your 2016 world ranking, you listed Johanna Roas swam a 28.62 in 50m breast at German Championships.
I’m sure it’s a mistake, otherwise it’s a new WR by almost a second.

Craig Lord

ASF, I bet she’s been going faster and faster on breaststroke … but yes it was backstroke 🙂 Thanks for the spot

Felix Sanchez

The world may be changing in terms of when fast swims are delivered, but I would still venture to suggest that a May 1.05 signals a contender for everything.

kevin roose

Bohl is the real darkhorse every time she has swam this year her times have improved …her father is also a highly respected swim coach in Australia . Should be a cracking race ….

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