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Missy Franklin wins 2015 ESPY for Best Female College Athlete

Missy Franklin won a 2015 ESPY for Best Female College Athlete. (Don Feria, Getty Images)Olympic champion swimmer Missy Franklin won an ESPY for Best Female College Athlete after leading

Ledecky, Franklin win in Arena Pro Swim Series

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Katie Ledecky won the 400-meter freestyle and Missy Franklin took the 100 backstroke on Friday, a night after Ledecky beat Franklin in the 200 free in the Arena Pro Swim Series at the University of Minnesota. Ledecky, the 2012 Olympic champion in the 800 free continued her impressive showing in the Arena Pro Swim Series, the first stop of the seven-event series...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ledecky beats Franklin in 200 free at Arena Pro Swim Series

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Katie Ledecky beat Missy Franklin in the 200-meter freestyle race to kick off the Arena Pro Swim Series on Thursday night, the first stop on a seven-city circuit that's part of the build-up for the 2016 Olympics. Ledecky, who won five gold medals at the world championships in August, finished in 1 minute, 55.37 seconds. Franklin was 0.64 seconds behind her friendly...
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12 days ago  |  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...
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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

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 AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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