Missy Franklin

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Long, Steffens Up For Sports Woman Of The Year Awards

Jessica Long is among those female athletes up for the Women’s Sports Foundation’s ‘Sports Woman of the Year’ awards.

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Poll Results: 90% of SwimSwam Readers Think US Selection Was Wrong

4 individual gold medals from Katie Ledecky made up half of the American victories in Kazan, Russia.

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Create a thing of Beauty With Your Backstroke Start

A great backstroke start is a thing of beauty. I liken it to a dolphin leaping out of the water or David Boudia scoring a perfect 10 off of the 10-meter tower. You see no splash and hear no splash.

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Speedo, Misfit Partner to Introduce Swim Tracker in Apple Stores

Misfit and Speedo today are announcing the launch of a Speedo-branded activity, swim, and sleep tracker—Speedo Shine.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #5 Katie Hoff Gets Married

Katie Hoff and husband Todd Anderson at Michigan State University, where they got married yesterday.

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Lacourt Set to Take His Second Gold in Chartres

Camille Lacourt put up the morning’s fastest 50 backstroke time of 25.41…

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Hosszu Qualifies as Top Seed in Three Events in Chartres

Katinka Hosszu put up the morning’s fastest times in the 200 freestyle, 200 IM and 100 butterfly…

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Ryan Lochte No Longer Listed On Chartres World Cup Entry Lists

Ryan Lochte, who entered the meet in several events, was scheduled to be at the media conference but was not there.

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American Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay From Pan Ams Faster Than Worlds

After a top notch showing by the American women at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, a question was raised as to whether the worlds team would be able to better their relay results, and after both competitions have concluded, the Pan Am team is still on top.

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Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin Discuss Mixed Free Relay (Video Interview)

The United States’ relay team of Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian, Simone Manuel, and Missy Franklin held off the Dutch to win the first ever mixed freestyle relay world title with a new world record time of 3:23.05.

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Missy Franklin Wins Silver In The 200 Backstroke (Video Interview)

Franklin touched second for the silver at 2:06.34 and Katinka Hosszu finished third for Bronze at 2:06.84.

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Team USA Win’s First-Ever Mixed Free Relay World Title (Race Video)

The United States’ relay team of Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian, Simone Manuel, and Missy Franklin held off the Dutch to win the first ever mixed freestyle relay world title in WR time.

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Watch Emily Seebohm win 200 Back – 2015 World Championships Race Video

2015 World Championships Race Video: Seebohm ran down Missy Franklin on the final 50 to touch first, breaking the Australian record with her time of 2:05.81.

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U.S. Stands Alone With Seven Golds Headed Into Final Day In Kazan

America is now in the sole leader of total gold medals through seven days of competition in Kazan.

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Americans Claim World Record in Mixed 4×100 Free Relay

Nathan Adrian showed up big-time for the Americans; his 47.29 leg was the fastest in the field by a long shot.

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