The 17-year-old swimmer quickly became the star of the Games with the win. She finished with a time of 1:04.95, just a few tenths of a second behind King’s world- record time of 1:04.13. South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker finished with the silver medal and King captured the bronze.
The young swimmer starred for the U.S. but is still in high school and is one of the top swimmers in the country.
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