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Lilly King sets world record, wins 100m breastroke at FINA World Championships

The finger-wagging beast can now add ‘world champion’ and ‘world record holder’ to her resume

Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships - Day 12 Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images

Nearly one year ago to the day, Lilly King re-ignited the Cold War with a finger wag and a gold medal. This summer, she did it all over again.

At the 17th annual FINA World Aquatic Championships in Budapest, King captured a gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke.

Infamous Russian Yuliya Efimova finished third by nearly a second while American Katie Meili took second. The time is over a second-and-a-half quicker than her time in the Olympics last summer.

No word on if Lilly King repeated the finger wag after winning the medal.