Missy Franklin

Centennial, Colo.
BIRTHDATE    May 10, 1995
HEIGHT    6' 2" (188.0 cm)
BIRTHDATE May 10, 1995
HEIGHT 6' 2" (188.0 cm)
John Bauerle

  • Two-Time Olympian (2016, 2012)

  • Sixteen World Champs LCM medals (11g, 2s, 3b)

  • Six Olympic Games medals (5g, 1b)

  • High School Regis Jesuit H.S. '13

  • College California, Berkeley

  • Future Professional Aspirations Broadcast journalism

  • Parents 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

  • Nickname(s) Missy the missle.

  • Pet(s) 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 Mom

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

  • More Always does small good deeds before every swim meet.

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

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

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