CGB Hall of Fame: (1) Missy Franklin vs. (4) Pete Cutino

Go Bears! (1) Missy Franklin For those of you who happen to not be acquainted with Missy Franklin, Franklin has won four Olympic gold medals, one Olympic bronze, three World Championship long course gold medals, one World Championship long course silver medal, one World Championship long course bronze medal, and two World Championship short course silver medals. ...
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1 day ago

Rio 2016 Olympic Calympian: Kathleen Baker, Women's swimming, USA

A brand new Calympian will represents U.S.A. in the 100 Back in Rio. Kathleen Baker Sport: Women's swimming (backstroke) Country: USA Twitter: @KathleenBaker2 Birthday: February 28 1997 (age 19) Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC Cal affiliation: California Golden Bears rising sophomore Years at Cal: 2015-current Olympic appearances: 2016 Rio games will be Kathleen's first taste...
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3 days ago

Widefield’s Boris Berian an unlikely Olympian

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Coloradans will no doubt recognize the name Missy Franklin when the 2016 Rio Olympics arrive August 5. Boris Berian might take a little more...
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9 days ago

Michael Phelps gets it done in 100m fly; Franklin, Ledecky add Rio events

Michael Phelps made it three-for-three at the U.S. Olympics swimming trials, rallying over the final lap to win the 100-meter butterfly Saturday night.In what was billed as the farewell race in his home country, Phelps competed in lane seven after a sluggish swim in the semifinals. As usual, it took him a lap to really get going, making the turn in fourth place.But Phelps powered...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Missy Franklin misses out on another event, won't swim 100M free in Rio

OMAHA, Neb. -- Missy Franklin has missed out on another event that was part of her Olympic program four years ago.Franklin was only the 11th-fastest qualifier in the semifinals of the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials Thursday night, missing a spot in Friday's final. Abbey Weitzeil was the top qualifier at 53.57 seconds, and Katie Ledecky also advanced as the seventh...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Franklin wins 100 backstroke in Texas; Phelps a scratch

Missy Franklin won the 100-meter backstroke Sunday to close an up-and-down weekend at the Longhorn Elite Invitational, while Michael Phelps decided not to compete in the final of his last event. Franklin had also easily won the 200 backstroke while twice finishing second to Allison Schmitt. Phelps was a scratch in the 200-meter individual medley final, his fourth event. He was...
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June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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August 05, 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...
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June 25, 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...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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