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Athletes, fellow Hoosiers react to Lilly King’s gold-medal win

After her memorable win over the evil Russians, Lilly King received support from many athletes and Hoosiers

Swimming - Olympics: Day 3 Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images

Lilly King stole the spotlight in the Olympics on Sunday night with a finger wag seen around the world. She followed it up on Monday by winning gold on Monday night in the 100-meter backstroke, downing controversial Russian Yulia Efimova, who had twice tested positive for banned substances.

After her victory, fellow Indiana Hoosiers around the globe reacted to her win and showed their Indiana spirit.

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Shane Wynn

Fellow Olympian swimmer, and medalist, Cody Miller

Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer

Toronto FC defender Eriq Zavaleta

Indiana Hoosiers weren’t the only ones showing love for King as fellow Olympians and athletes voiced their support.

Soccer star Alex Morgan

Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee

Former softball Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch

Clearly King’s performance reached many as she’s established herself as one of the standouts and notable performances of the Olympics.