This is beyond cool!  But Evansville native, Lilly King, a graduate of Reitz High School, is headed for Rio.  She'll represent Team USA in swimming!

Stacy Revere/Getty Images
Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Yesterday at the U.S. Olympic Trials, Lilly blasted her way onto the team with a win in the 100 meter breast-stroke event!  And, with her amazing time of 1:05:20, she became the third fastest American woman in history in the event.  An amazing accomplishment!  And, next month in Rio, she'll be gunning for gold!

The Rio Olympics begin August 5th on NBC!

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