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Olympian Lilly King on her summer goals: ‘I want world records’

Olympian Lilly King wasn’t shy on Sunday when speaking about her goals for the summer.

The Rio gold medalist, who won the women’s 100 breast in the Pro Swim Series in Atlanta over the weekend, told SwimSwam that she plans on setting world records.

“This summer, [I want] a world record in both the 50 and 100 breast,” King said. “That’s where I’m at in those events.”

The Indiana University swimmer set an Olympic record and won the gold medal in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the Rio Games last year. She is currently the second-ranked swimmer in the 100 breast world rankings behind Russia’s Yulia Efimova.

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Watch King’s full interview below.

King finished with a final time of 1:06:20 on Sunday in Atlanta.

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