Swimming: King breaks 50 meters breaststroke world record

Reuters , Sunday 30 Jul 2017

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United States' gold medal winner Lilly King smiles after setting a new world record in the women's 50-meter breaststroke final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP)

American Lilly King broke the world record for women's 50 metres breaststroke with a time of 29.40 seconds at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

She broke Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte's previous record of 29.48 seconds set by at the 2013 world championships.

 

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