MISSY FRANKLIN RUMORS

Missy Franklin not blaming her Rio performance on injury, reveals details of shoulder surgeries

Missy Franklin revealed this week that she underwent surgery on both shoulders this year, but she doesn’t want her fans jumping to the conclusion that shoulder pain is the reason she struggled at the Rio Olympics last summer. Franklin, who posted the news of her surgeries on Twitter Wednesday while on a family vacation in Hawaii, repeatedly said in Rio that she didn’t know why...
Via The Denver Post
17 days ago

Missy Franklin taking time off to recover from shoulder surgery

Two-time Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin announced on Wednesday that she will be “taking some time off” to recover from shoulder surgery. Franklin had a disappointing summer last year, as she only qualified for the Rio Olympics in two events—the 200 free and 200 back, and also the 800 free relay after taking the world by storm at the London 2012 Games. At Rio, she failed to...
Via Excelle Sports
19 days ago

Recovering from surgery on both shoulders, Missy Franklin is back in the pool

Missy Franklin announced on Twitter Wednesday that she’s had two recent surgeries, one on each shoulder, and will be out of competition for the time being. That being said, she did recently return to the water for light training. In January, an MRI revealed that Franklin had bursitis in both shoulders and doctors determined that she would require surgery. The surgery removed bursal...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago

The Lead: Missy Franklin is still swimming in Olympic expectations

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit This article originally appeared in Mile High Sports Magazine. Read the full digital edition. Each month MHSM catches up with a leading figure...
Via Mile High Sports
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Missy Franklin struggles at World Championships

After a rough few days at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, that saw Missy Franklin go medal-less in individual events, Franklin managed to recapture a spot on the podium with a 1:55.49 time. The Regis Jesuit graduate finished third in the 200-meter freestyle Wednesday night. 18-year-old American Katie Ledecky won the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:55.16...
Via Mile High Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Great swim, greater news out of pool for Franklin to start Worlds

  Missy Franklin is learning how to deal with the lingering effects of her back injury. And the American should be glad she won't have to deal with Katinka Hosszu, otherwise known as the "Iron Lady," for the remainder of the 100-meter backstroke at the swimming world championships. While it was only good for fifth, the 20-year-old Franklin swam her fastest time of the year Monday...
Via Associated Press
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Missy Franklin nominated for ESPY Award

Regis Jesuit graduate and US Olympian Missy Franklin has been nominated as a finalist to receive the 2015 ESPY Award in the Best Female College Athlete category. At the University of California, Berkeley Franklin won three NCAA individual titles including 200 individual medley, 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke. She broke her own record in the 200 freestyle and was also named the...
Via Mile High Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin signs deal with Speedo

  Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin used opening day of the Arena Pro Swim Series on Thursday to announce that she has signed a deal with Speedo, her first major sponsor since turning pro. ''I'm so excited to announce being part of the Speedo family,'' Franklin said. ''I've been dying to tell everyone that. It's been so much fun working with them already. It's a new part, a new...
Via Associated Press
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Missy Franklin wins NCAA title in 200 IM at her final college meet

  Missy Franklin of California won the 200-yard individual medley at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships Thursday night in her final college meet. The four-time Olympic gold medalist finished first in 1 minute, 52.11 seconds -- third-fastest in history -- on the first night of competition at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Franklin plans to turn pro after the three...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Missy Franklin to swim freestyle, test sore back at Pan Pacific championships

GOLD COAST, Australia -- Multiple Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin will swim in the 200-meter freestyle to test her sore back in the first event at the Pan Pacific championships. Franklin had back spasms during practice Tuesday and had been in doubt for the meet in an outdoor pool starting Thursday. A U.S. team spokesman said Franklin would decide after the freestyle whether...
Via Associated Press
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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