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Missy Franklin   

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Career Highlights

Two-time Olympian and five-time Olympic gold medalist ... Gold medalist in the 800m free relay at the 2016 Olympic Games ... Qualified for second Olympic Team with runner-up finishes in the 200m free and 200m back at 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ... Winner of the 100m and 200m back and runner-up in the 200m free at 2015 AT&T Winter Nationals ... Won silver in the 200m back and bronze in the 200m free
at the 2015 FINA World Championships ... Won gold as part of the 800m free relay team, had two second-place finishes as part of the 400m free and 400m medley relay teams at 2014 Pan Pacs... Won national titles in the 100m and 200m back and 100m free at 2014 Phillips 66 Nationals … Also took second in the 200m free … Matched her own meet record in the 100m free ... Set the American record in the 200y free at the 2014 NCAA Championships ... Earned five podium finishes at the AT&T Winter Nationals: first in the 200y free and 100y back, second in the 500y free and 200y back and third in the 100y free ... Won a women's record six gold medals at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona - 100m back, 200m back, 200m free, 400m free relay, 800m free relay and 400m medley relay ... Set a FINA World Championships meet record with a time of 2:04.76 and led the 400m free relay to an American record ... Now has nine FINA World Championships gold medals, more than any other woman ... Qualified for the 2013 FINA World Championships with wins in the 100m and 200m free, and 100m and 200m back at Phillips 66 Nationals ... Set U.S. Open records at 2013 Nationals in the 100m back with a time of 58.67 and the 200m back with a time of 2:05.68 ... At the 2012 Olympic Games, won gold in the 400m medley relay, setting a world record in the process; took gold in both the 100m back (with a best time of 58.33) and the 200m back, setting another world record of 2:04.06; took gold in the 800m free relay and bronze in the 400m free relay as well ... Qualified for the 2012 Olympic team by finishing first in the 100m back (setting a new American record) and 200m back, and second in the 100m free and 200m free ... Won five medals at the 2011 FINA World Championships, including three gold in the 200m back, 4x100m medley relay and 4x200m free relay ... Won the 100m free and 100m back and finished fourth in the 200m IM at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships ... 2010-2011 USA Swimming Grand Prix Series champion ... Claimed a silver medal in the 200m back at the 2010 FINA Short Course World Championships ... At the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championshps, she finished second in the 100m and 200m backstroke and earned the Kiputh High-Point Award for the top female swimmer at the meet ... Was the youngest member of the U.S. team at the 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships.

Olympics History

2016: Gold, 800m FR-R; 13th, 200m FR; 14th, 200m BK ... 2012: Gold, 100m BK; Gold, 200m BK; Gold, 800 FR-R; Gold, 400m MR; Bronze, 400m FR-R; 4th, 200m FR; 5th, 100m FR

World Champs History

2015: Gold, 800m FR-R; Gold, 400m Mixed FR-R; Silver, 200m BK; Bronze, 200m FR; Bronze, 400m FR-R; 4th, 400m MR; 5th, 100m BK; 7th, 100m FR ... 2013: Gold, 200m FR; Gold, 200m BK; Gold, 100m BK; Gold, 400m MR; Gold, 400m FR-R; Gold, 800m FR-R; 4th, 100m FR ... 2011: Gold, 200 BK; Bronze, 50 BK; Gold, 400 MR; Gold, 800 FR-R; Silver, 400 FR-R

Pan Pacs History

2014: 9th, 200m FR; Bronze, 100m BK; 4th, 100m FR; Gold, 800m FR-R; 4th, 200m BK; Silver, 400m FR-R; Silver, 400m MR...2010: 4th, 100m BK

SC Worlds History

2010: Silver, 200m BK

Olympic Trials History

2016: 2nd, 200m BK; 2nd, 200m FR; 7th, 100m BK; 11th, 100m FR ... 2012: 1st, 100m BK; 1st, 200m BK; 2nd, 100m FR; 2nd, 200m FR ... 2008: 37th, 100m FR; 39th, 50m FR; 41st 200m IM

U.S. Nationals History

2014: 1st, 100m BK; 1st, 200m BK; 1st, 100m FR; 2nd, 200m FR ... 2013: 1st, 100m FR; 1st, 200m FR; 1st, 100m BK; 1st, 200m BK; 2nd, 50m BK

NCAA History

2015: 1st, 200y IM; 1st, 200y FR; 1st, 200y BK ... 2014: 1st, 200y FR; 2nd, 500y FR; 3rd, 100y FR


Current world record holder in the 200m back and the current American record holder in the 100m back and 200m back.


2X Olympian

Fun Facts

High School

Regis Jesuit H.S. '13


California, Berkeley

Future Professional Aspirations

Broadcast journalism


Dick and D.A. ... Mom is a family physician and father is a consultant ... father played football at St. Mary's

Started Swimming

At age 5 ... "My mom was afraid of the water, so she wanted me to learn early."

Sports Played Before Swimming

Basketball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, dance, gymnastics, ice skating, skiing


Missy the missle.


One dog, Ruger (Alaskan Malamute)

Hobbies Outside the Pool

Reading, dancing, being with friends, baking

Ultimate Way to Relax

Listening to music.

Most Influential Person


Training Stats

Swims 5k-6k a day ... 2-4 hours a day ... 6-7 worksout a week


Always does small good deeds before every swim meet.


Sports team: Denver Broncos ... Holiday tradition: mom's Thanksgiving dinner

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