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Missy Franklin has lost for the time at the world swimming
championships, finish fourth in 100-meter freestyle.
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Missy Franklin gave up her bid for eight gold medals -- and it sure paid off.
She's now 3 for 3 at the world swimming championships.
Franklin held off hard-charging Federica Pelligrini to win the 200-meter freestyle on Wednesday night, claiming a title the recent high school graduate really wanted and justifying her decision to cut back on the program in Barcelona.
Missy Franklin won her fifth gold medal of the world championships with an easy victory in the 200-meter backstroke Saturday.
The 18-year-old American tied the record for most golds by a woman at worlds, matching Tracy Caulkins of the U.S. and Libby Trickett of Australia.
Caulkins won her five at the 1978 meet in Berlin, while Trickett did it at her home championships in 2007 at...
Missy Franklin has given herself another chance to tie the record for the most gold medals at a world championships.
The 18-year-old American led the 200 backstroke heats Friday as she attempts to match Tracy Caulkins of the United States and Libby Trickett of Australia as the only women to win five events.
Caulkins won her five at the 1978 worlds in Berlin, while Trickett did...
Australian sprinter Cate Campbell showed off her starting speed Thursday in morning heats of the 100-meter freestyle at the swimming world championships.
Campbell was 0.10 ahead of Britta Steffen's 2009 world record halfway through the race and then cruised in the second lap to set a leading time of 53.24 seconds.
American teenager Missy Franklin qualified second in a personal...
The United States safely made it through both preliminaries of the 400-meter medley relay Sunday morning, giving Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte a chance to pick up one more gold medal before they leave Barcelona.
The Americans were top qualifier in both the men's and women's events using their second-string swimmers. David Plummer, Nic Fink, Eugene Godsoe and Jimmy Feigen...